According to reports from Italy and Tuttosport, reigning Italian champions Juventus are ready to open talks with Chelsea over a permanent move for Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado.
A deal in the region of 20million euros has been mooted.
The former-Fiorentina star is on a season-long loan deal in Turin and reportedly wants to make the move a permanent one. However it seems the Bianconeri want to tie-up a deal quickly, just incase the Blues decide to dispense with the services of under-fire boss Jose Mourinho in the near future.
Chelsea are struggling near the bottom of the Premier League table and Juve fear a change of management at Stamford Bridge could mean a change in the status of Cuadrado at the club.
Cuadrado only joined Chelsea in the January transfer window from Fiorentina in a big money move. The Colombian international struggled to break into the starting line-up on a regular basis at Chelsea and was allowed to join Juventus this summer on a temporarily basis.
Juventus have also made a poor start to their title defence in Serie A and currently sit 10th in the Italian top-flight this season.
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