Cuadrado’s mum may be decisive, who does she want him to play for?

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The Spanish press believe that Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado will have to include his mother when deciding which club to play for next season.

Fiorentina star Juan Cuadrado is on holiday but when he returns he may have some interesting opportunities to consider.

Reports suggest that Barcelona are determined to bring the Colombian international to the Camp Nou but face competition from Manchester United and Arsenal.

Meanwhile, Fiorentina, who bought full ownership of Cuadrado from Udinese last month, are insisting that they would like to keep their ace at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.

While Cuadrado will have many football and financial factors to weigh up, the Spanish press are claiming that family may play an important role.

It is suggested that Cuadrado's mother is ready to make her feelings clear and that she would like her son to stay in Florence.

The winger's mum is allegedly very settled in Florence and feels the city's cultural value is incomparable, and it is rumoured that she doesn't want to move away or let Juan go without her.

Cuadrado travelled to Florence with his mother, Marcela Bello Cuadrado Guerrero, and his little sister and they are a close-knit family unit.

It has been pointed out by the Italian press that many potential deals worth tens of millions have been scuppered by family considerations.

Cuadrado was widely valued at around £25 million before the World Cup started and his impressive showing may have increased his price tag to beyond £30 million.

It remains to be seen whether any club will meet that valuation and where the player feels he will be happiest.

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