Fiorentina boss confirms Chelsea’s signing of Cuadrado

first_img1 Juan Cuadrado Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella has confirmed Juan Cuadrado has signed for Chelsea.talkSPORT told you on Thursday that the 26-year-old winger had agreed a move to Stamford Bridge after the clubs settled on a fee on €32 million, with Mohamed Salah moving the other way in a loan deal.“It was a sale that had to be done,” Montella told Fiorentina’s official website on Friday.“The club has done the right thing because we are also getting a very good player.“Naturally, we need to understand how long he [Salah] will need to adapt to our football as it’s different from the English and Swiss leagues.“From a defensive standpoint, Cuadrado guarantees us a lot more than Salah.“Cuadrado is a player that has always arrived with a smile and given everything to Fiorentina.“I am convinced that if he could have played tomorrow he would have.“I’m happy for him because he is going to a big club.”Montella’s announcement could mean Andre Schurrle will complete a move to Wolfsburg, after reports suggested the German international had agreed personal terms with the Bundesliga outfit.last_img read more