Arsenal keen to land Juventus winger Juan Cuadrado

Arsenal appear to have a genuine interest in signing Juventus winger Juan Cuadrado this winter.

According to the football transfer rumours in British Media (Express), Arsenal are keen to land Juventus winger Juan Cuadrado.

The Colombia international has joined Juventus from Chelsea for a fee in the region of 21 million euros in July 2017, after two season-long loans. The 29-year-old has a valid contract with Juventus until June 2020.

Juan Cuadrado made 88 appearances across all competitions for Juventus, scoring 9 goals and supplying 18 assists in return.

The 29-year-old is considered to be one of the best football players in Colombia.

 

Juan Cuadrado
Juan Cuadrado

 

As a member of Colombia national football team, Juan Cuadrado has won 62 caps and has scored 6 goals.

Adding a winger remains Arsenal’s top priority this winter and Arsene Wenger will have drafted a shortlist of a number of possible targets he could approach in the coming weeks.

Arsene Wenger is a long term admirer of Juan Cuadrado and believes he can get the most out of the Colombia international. He will reportedly be handed a huge transfer kitty this summer and the Juventus winger is thought to be among the manager’s priorities.

 

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Arsenal will be in the market for just a handful of statement signings this winter who can improve the first-team.

According to the report in British Media, Arsenal will launch a January bid for Juventus winger after giving up on signing Monaco star Thomas Lemar.

How strong that interest is and whether Arsenal will make a summer move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

 

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