Chelsea have confirmed that Juan Cuadrado has signed for Juventus on a season-long loan.
The Colombian winger joined the Blues from Fiorentina for £26.1m in January, but returns to Italy having failed to score in 15 appearances, 11 of which came as a substitute.
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Cuadrado shone for his country at the 2014 World Cup, but struggled to settle in the Premier League and Chelsea were happy to offload after securing the signing of Pedro from Barcelona.
Allowing the 27-year-old to join the Serie A champions perhaps puts the Londoners in an advantageous position in the race to sign in-demand Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba.
It was reported this morning that Chelsea were planning a massive £72m offer for the Frenchman, who has also been linked with Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester City.
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