Pedro’s arrival at Stamford Bridge has all but ensured Juan Cuadrado’s departure.
After pulling one of the biggest coups of the transfer window in landing Barcelona’s Pedro, Chelsea have decided to loan out expensive flop Juan Cuadrado.
According to the Metro, Chelsea are expected to make a deal with Juventus for a loan that will send Cuadrado back to Italy just seven months after spending over £23 million to get him from Fiorentina.
Cuadrado made a grand total of 14 appearances for Chelsea in the 2014-15 season after being picked up in early Feburary.
The 27-year-old Colombian winger had been an absolute star with Fiorentina from 2012 to early 2015, scoring 20 goals in 85 appearances with 11 of those goals coming from a sensational 2013-14 campaign.
There were rumors throughout the summer that Chelsea were looking to part ways with Juan Cuadrado, but ultimately they proved to be benign as Cuadrado was issued the No. 11 jersey previously worn by Chelsea legend Didier Drogba.
Chelsea made one of the biggest splashes of the transfer period by reaching a deal for superstar forward/winger Pedro – undercutting efforts from rival Man United to land the former Champions League champion. The signing is expected to be made official soon.
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