Fiorentina and Udinese ready to sell Cuadrado, but who'll buy him?

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The two clubs that own Juan Cuadrado seem to have reached an agreement on his sale, but it remains to be seen who will buy him.

Juan Cuadrado's future looks likely to be away from Fiorentina as reports surface that the Viola have come to an arrangement with Udinese to sell the Colombian.

Rising star Cuadrado was one of the stars of the Serie A season for Fiorentina and his value has rocketed with reported interest from many top teams, including Arsenal, Manchester United, Bayern Munich and Barcelona.

The complication to a summer sale has been that Cuadrado is co-owned by Udinese, so before he could move on his rights had to be settled between the two Serie A clubs.

Fiorentina had intended to buy out Udinese's 50 percent share, but the two clubs couldn't agree on a fee.

Now it seems that there is an agreement in place to sell Cuadrado to the highest bidder and split the profit 50-50.

This won't be a popular solution with the Fiorentina fans or coach Vincenzo Montella, who has been determined to keep his star man.

But it does open the door for a big club to swoop in with a big-money offer for Cuadrado, who scored 11 goals in Serie A this season.

Cuadrado has widely been valued at £25m but so far only Barcelona seem to be willing to pay that and they have other transfer targets who may take priority.

Juventus are said to be willing to offer some of that money plus a player and there have been no concrete approaches from England.

Cuadrado has only recently become such a big deal in Italy and it may be that Arsenal and Manchester United are reluctant to gamble a large sum on him.

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