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Joan Cuadrado isn't leaving Chelsea, says agent


Juan Cuadrado

Juan Cuadrado

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Juan Cuadrado

Juan Cuadrado's agent insists his client is set to remain at Chelsea next season despite speculation linking the Colombian winger with a move away from Stamford Bridge this summer.

The 27-year-old joined Chelsea in February from Fiorentina but made just four Premier League starts for the Blues.

Cuadrado, who has four years left on his contract, is a reported target of Italian champions Juventus and Spanish side Valencia but his agent has denied transfer speculation.

"Much to my amazement, I read in some English and Italian newspapers about imaginary figures and agents associated with Cuadrado, so I think it is right to clarify the situation," Cuadrado's agent Alessandro Lucci said. "Cuadrado is a Chelsea player, who (Jose) Mourinho strongly wanted just over five months ago and the coach truly believes in him. "He has many admirers but I reiterate that Juan is a Chelsea player. I, as his agent and intermediary, will decide with Juan his future, nobody else will".

Belfast Telegraph