Saturday, 30th August, 2014

Fiorentina co-owner Andrea Della Valle has revealed that winger Juan Cuadrado has assured him of his desire to stay with the club this season.

The 26-year-old has been linked with multiple moves out of the club this summer, with clubs such as Manchester United and Barcelona having shown keen interest in securing the services of the player.

Speculation gained further momentum this week with the player claiming that he was unsure about his future with the Gigliati.

However, with Manchester United having backed off a deal after having secured Angel di Maria while Barcelona have signed Sao Paulo's Douglas, interest has receded and Della Valle now claims that the wideman has spoken to him about his future.


"Cuadrado told me today that he wants to stay and I tell you with certainty that it will remain with us", Della Valle told Sport Mediaset.

"It is the best gift that the Della Valle family could give to the fans and to Fiorentina."

Cuadrado joined Fiorentina in 2012 and has managed a total of 83 appearances for the Italian side since then, scoring 20 goals.

He was particularly impressive for Colombia in the World Cup, ending the campaign with four assists, tying with German midfielder Toni Kroos as assist leader.

Cuadrado's contract with Fiiorentina runs down until June 2017.

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