Jose Mourinho confirms Juan Cuadrado staying at Chelsea

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed that winger Juan Cuadrado will be staying at Stamford Bridge this summer. 

As reported by the Daily Mail, the Portuguese tactician, who led the Blues to the Premier League title last term, seemingly wants to keep hold of the forward despite his early struggles in west London.

Cuadrado, of course, moved to the club for a fee of £27 million in January, however failed to settle to life in England, enduring a torrid second half of the campaign on English soil.

In fact, the former Fiorentina star, who is yet to find the back of the net for the Blues, often had to settle for a place on the bench, as his teammates secured the league title in style. 

Despite his struggles, however, it appears that Mourinho is willing to give him a full season to prove his credentials in England's elite division. 

When asked about the future of the Colombian ace, the Blues chief responded by saying: "Cuadrado is not going anywhere this summer."

Falcao on his way?

As well as confirming that Cuadrado is set to stay at the Bridge, the Blues boss has hinted that Manchester United flop Radamel Falcao could in fact join the club. 

Mourinho claimed that Premier League fans haven't seen the real Falcao, insisting that he will try and get the Colombian back to his best. 

As reported by the Daily Mail, the Chelsea boss stated: "If I can help Falcao reach his level again, I will do it. It hurts me that people in England think that the real Falcao is the one we saw at Manchester United."

£73m for Courtois

Chelsea have rated goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois at an incredible £73 million, according to the Telegraph.

The report claims that Spanish giants Real Madrid are interested in the Belgian international, but it appears that they will have to pay a mega fee in order to secure his services in this transfer window. 

In fact, the report goes on to reveal that the Spanish giants have been put off by his price tag and will continue their interest in Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea. 

Chelsea fans: Do you think you will see the best out of Cuadrado next season? Have your say in the comments section below! 

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