Barcelona favourites to beat English clubs to Fiorentina winger.Barcelona look the favourites to beat the likes of Arsenal and Manchester United to the signing of Fiorentina and Colombia winger Juan Cuadrado, according to Sport.
The 26-year-old is high in demand this summer after a superb individual campaign for La Viola in Serie A, as well as some stand-out performances for his country at this summer’s World Cup finals in Brazil.
Juventus are also mentioned as potential suitors for the skillful wide-man, but it is thought that a move to the Nou Camp would be his preferred choice as he ponders his options for next season.
With 15 goals and eight assists in all competitions, Cuadrado looks like one of the best attacking midfield players in Europe at the moment, and could make a good replacement for Alexis Sanchez at Barca, with the Chilean strongly tipped to be leaving to sign for Arsenal this summer.
Although the Gunners have also been linked with Cuadrado, it could be that their pursuit of Sanchez will help provide Barcelona with the money to put in the required offer to land the Fiorentina star.
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