Now that Manchester United have ‘broken the seal’, as it were, on their summer transfer dealings it appears that it’s now full steam ahead.
Because reports Wednesday afternoon suggest that Manchester United have made a bid for highly sought after Fiorentina star Juan Cuadrado. The Metro says:
Manchester United are continuing their summer rebuild having made a £32m (40m Euros) bid for Colombia star Juan Cuadrado, according to reports in Italy.
The midfielder, who has impressed at the World Cup, has been on United’s radar for some time and it appears new coach Louis van Gaal is keen to add the 26-year-old to his ranks.
Also apparently wanted by Barcelona, Cuadrado has had a sensational World Cup with Colombia, Manchester Untied’s bid will surely test Fiorentina’s resolve to hold onto the player this summer.
The 26 year old is essentially a winger but can play anywhere downy he right flank and would fit beautifully into a 3-4-3 or 3-5-2 system if Louis van Gaal plans to use wing backs at Manchester United next season.
Having spent time at Udinese and Lecce Cuadrado moved to Fiorentina in 2012 and has made a huge name for himself scoring 20 times in 83 games for his Serie A club.
He’s also bagged 5 goals in 31 impressive games for the Colombia national side since his debut in 2010.
With pace, athleticism and cunning in bucket loads it’s very difficult to imagine Cuadrado not being a success in England. But with Cuadrado becoming one of the stars of The World Cup Manchester United will have to be decisive if they want him.
Let’s see the flyer in action. Manchester United fans: worth all that money?