Thursday June 19 2014
Della Valle: We've signed Cuadrado

Fiorentina President Andrea Della Valle has confirmed that the club have acquired 100 per cent of Juan Cuadrado.

The Colombian winger was jointly owned by the Viola and Udinese, with the Tuscan club admitting early in the summer that their main objective was to get the second half of the wide man’s registration.

And although no official word has been released by the Stadio Artemio Franchi outfit, their chief has insisted that a deal with the Zebrette has been completed.

“The good news that you have been waiting for will arrive shortly,” he told reporters.

“We have managed to get Cuadrado.

“Our goal was to be able to get 100 per cent of Juan, and we have succeeded.”

Rumours of his departure are unlikely to go away though, with Cuadrado heavily linked with a switch to Barcelona this summer.

Despite Fiorentina signing him outright, pessimists would argue that it just makes negotiations with the Spanish giants easier.

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