Serie A transfer latest: Fiorentina 'waiting' for United's Cuadrado bid

All the latest summer transfer news from Serie A...

Despite the deal being common knowledge for some time, Chelsea have now confirmed the departure of German international Marko Marin. The former Borussia Monchengladbach and Werder Bremen star spent last season on loan at Spanish side Sevilla, and found his path to the Blues first team blocked by the presence of Eden Hazard, Oscar, Willian, Andre Schurrle and Mohamed Salah. Now he's off out on loan again, joining up with Italian outfit Fiorentina for the season.

Vincenzo Montella's side may have made one addition today, but the big topic of conversation continues to be the future of Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado. The 26-year-old starred at the World Cup and subsequently attracted interest from the likes of Barcelona and Bayern Munich - but it's Manchester United who are leading the chase for his signature. According to reports in Italy, Fiorentina are now just waiting for a bid from the Red Devils, as new manager Louis van Gaal seeks to make Cuadrado his new starting right wing back at Old Trafford.

Meanwhile, United continue to search for new signings in Italy. Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal is a top target for the club, but with the Turin giants desperate to keep hold of their Chilean international, van Gaal needs to look for alternatives. A recurring name is Cuadrado's international team mate Fredy Guarin, who could be out of the picture at Inter Milan after Walter Mazzarri's men snapped up both Yann M'Vila and Gary Medel.

Another target for the club is Roma centre back Mehdi Benatia, with the Moroccan international strongly linked with a £30m switch to Old Trafford over the weekend. However, despite Chelsea and Bayern Munich also wanting to sign the former Udinese man, reports tonight suggest that the 27-year-old could be set to renew his contract at the Stadio Olimpico.

Finally, despite the signings of Roberto Pereyra and Alvaro Morata, new Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri is set to make another attempt to strengthen his attacking options with a move for Paris Saint-Germain playmaker Javier Pastore. The former Palermo star is out of favour in the French capital, and the Argentine could be open to a move back to Italy.

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