Juan Cuadrado could make Serie A return

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Chelsea are already prepared to sell winger Juan Cuadrado after he has failed to adapt to Premier League football since his January move from Serie A side Fiorentina, reports talkSPORT. 

The Colombian international was brought by Jose Mourinho halfway through the season in a deal worth £23million, but after just five months in England, The Blues are already willing to sell him back to Italy.

When Cuadrado came to Stamford Bridge, it saw Mohamed Salah join Fiorentina on a short-term loan deal, and it was the Egyptian that stood out the most with some impressive performances for the Italian side.

England Struggles for Cuadrado

As for Cuadrado, most of his appearances for Chelsea came from off the substitute bench, but even when he was given the chance to start, he failed to make the most of it and has failed to impress his new boss.

Despite admitting that the best of the winger will come next season once he's full settled and adapted to England, Mourinho has already run out of patience with the 27-year-old and is already ready to take a loss on the star.

After Cuadrado arrived in England, Mourinho urged the Chelsea fans to be patient with the new signing and told them not to expect great things straight away as it takes time to adapt and settle, but the manager has seemingly forgotten about those comments as he already prepares to sell the failed winger.

The Colombian failed to net a single goal during the season and also failed to provide a single assist, leaving Mourinho less than impressed with his contribution since arriving in West London.

Serie A Interest

With reports emerging that the Premier League champions are ready to sell, two teams from Serie A have declared their interest in the winger.

According to Sky Italia, Inter Milan and AS Roma are both showing interest in Cuadrado and could both make formal offers over the summer with The Blues willing to listen to offers.

Chelsea are aware that they won't recoup the £23m that they splashed out in January, but they would still want over £15m for the 27-year-old.

Chelsea To sign Attacking Midfielder?

With Cuadrado on the transfer list, it will have a knock-on effect with Chelsea's transfer plans as they are expected to bring in another attack-minded midfielder.

Oscar is another potential name on the departure list as well from Stamford Bridge with Mourinho fed up of him continuing to diminish in second halves of seasons.

With Oscar and Cuadrado potentially leaving, Chelsea could make formal moves for reported targets; Gareth Bale, Antoine Griezmann and Raheem Sterling.

However, Mourinho has recently dismissed reports claiming he is interested in the Atletico Madrid star. He has yet to comment on either Bale or Sterling's future.

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