Man United target ready to force January move

Juan Cuadrado is ready to push a move to Manchester United from Fiorentina next month, according to reports from The Metro.

The Colombian ace is a long-term Red Devils target and was heavily linked with a switch to Old Trafford following his impressive summer showings at the World Cup.

Barcelona were anther side in the hunt for the flying winger, but Fiorentina’s £40m valuation and a subsequent new contract have deterred interested parties.

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Yet United could be back in the hunt in January, with Cuadrado understood to be ready to force his way away from Florence.

The 26-year-old is desperate to play Champions League football, and is not convinced that La Viola can match his level of ambition after a shaky start to the season which sees them currently sitting eighth in Serie A.

Although Fiorentina are keen to keep the speedster, his fresh deal is rumoured to have been a tool to maximise his market value, opening the door for a big money move in 2015.

Cuadrado has hit four goals in 17 outings this term and has been lauded for his quick feet and ability to play at right-back or right wing-back.

 


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