Antonio Conte is set to return Chelsea back into the Champions League next season, and as expected, he is keen on adding more quality to his squad.
The Stamford Bridge club have been linked with a handful of players expected to come in at the end of this season, but they are also set to lose some players.
The likes of Diego Costa and Willian have been linked with a move away from the Stamford Bridge club ahead of the summer transfer window. However, Chelsea star player Cuadrado has become the club’s first summer departure.
The club he had played for in the last two seasons on loan – Juventus, have now confirmed that they have completed the permanent signing in a deal worth €20 Million.
Cuadrado had failed to settle down at Stamford Bridge, but has been impressive on loan at Juventus. The Serie A club, according to his contract, were obligated to make the deal permanent immediately the conditions were met at the end of this season.
The Colombian star has committed his future to the Italian club till 2020.
Juventus added on their official website that the 20 Million Euros transfer fee would be paid in three annual installments that is to kickoff from the 2017/18 financial year.
He joined Chelsea from Fiorentina back then in 2015 but was not able to get his feet under Portuguese boss Jose Mourinho. He was sent on loan to the Serie A, and had gone on to be a regular member in the Juventus team.