Fiorentina midfielder Juan Cuadrado has joined the Premier League club Chelsea on a four-and-a-half year deal, the Blues confirmed the transfer on Monday evening.
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The Colombia international has scored one goal and provided four assists during 2014 World Cup campaign in Brazil, is delighted to complete a move to the west London club under Jose Mourinho’s guidance.
The South American said, “I am very happy and thankful for this opportunity I’ve been given.
“This is a great club and honestly it is like a dream to join the Chelsea family and to know that the manager believes in me. I’m happy.”
The 26-year-old was reported to have his medical last Friday, but it wasn’t complete as Chelsea negotiated a fee for Andre Schurrle with the Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg.
Cuadrado has scored 20 goals in 85 Serie A appearances for Fiorentina since he joined the club in 2012.
After completing a move to the Premier League leaders, Cuadrado has posted a message on his Instagram page along with a photograph of himself: