Agent says exciting attacker will be a Chelsea player next season.
Chelsea midfielder Juan Cuadrado will be staying with the Blues for the 2015/16 season, according to The Express.
The Colombian international had been linked to a move away from the Premier League, and he reportedly drew interest from Serie A clubs Juventus and Inter Milan.
Cuadrado was expected to move, due to his inability to produce for the Blues after being sold by Fiorentina for £27m in January.
Despite not producing right away, Cuadrado is being backed by Blues boss Jose Mourinho. Cuadrado’s agent, Alessandro Lucci, also insists that Cuadrado will remain at Stamford Bridge.
“Cuadrado is a Chelsea player, strongly backed by Mourinho who believes in him. Juan is fine in London and is very likely to remain at Chelsea,” Lucci said on his client’s behalf. “He has interest from other teams but I repeat, Juan is a Chelsea player.”
The 27-year-old midfielder spent the last three seasons of his career with Fiorentina before transferring to Chelsea.
Although he did not score a goal for the Blues, they were able to take home the 2014-15 Premier League title.
Mourinho has plenty of reason to believe that Cuadrado can show more than he did in his Chelsea debut, as the midfielder scored 15 goals for Fiorentina in the 2013/14 season.