Blues set sights on £27.5m-rated winger.
Chelsea could switch their focus from Raheem Sterling to Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado this January, according to CaughtOffside.
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The Colombian international has been identified as a cheaper alternative to the Liverpool youngster, who was recently linked with a shock £48m move to Stamford Bridge.
Cuadrado could be available for just £27.5m, and has recently attracted strong interest from the likes of Manchester United, Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
However, Chelsea also want reinforcements in the wide areas, ansd Jose Mourinho is ready to join the running to sign the talented 26-year-old in the next transfer window.