Manchester United offer €40m for Juan Cuadrado
Catalan newspaper Sport have been covering the Juan Cuadrado transfer saga for the past couple of months. Barcelona were thought to be interested in him as they see him as a possible candidate to replace Dani Alves.
Cuadrado enjoyed a brilliant World Cup campaign in Brazil that leaves Fiorentina in a strong position to command a high transfer fee for the Colombian. The Serie A giants are demanding a fee in the region of €42m, which Barcelona are somewhat unwilling to pay. And now their chances of landing him are fading for two major reasons – first, Luis Enrique, the new manager wants to continue with Alves and secondly, Manchester United are offering a better pay package.
Alves wants to fulfil his contract that runs out till 2015 while it seems like Enrique wants to continue with the Brazilian full-back. In such a scenario, Manchester United could have an upper-hand in signing the highly rated right-back.
According to reports from Sport today, Manchester United have offered €40m to land the 26-year-old. We reported yesterday that the Red Devils had offered better wages than what Barcelona could offer and Sport reckons that Old Trafford could be Cuadrado’s next possible destination.