Cuadrado’s Fiorentina renewal, not close to Manchester United wages

Fiorentina fans

Fiorentina star Juan Cuadrado is getting closer to agreeing a contract extension, but the pay is poor by Premier League standards.

Juan Cuadrado is expected to accept a new contract at Fiorentina with improved terms, but it's nothing compared to what Manchester United could offer.

The Colombian international became one of the biggest talking points of the summer transfer window after an impressive 2013-14 campaign.

For a while it appeared that Manchester United and Barcelona were ready to do battle for Cuadrado's signature, but in the end no offer arrived.

Fiorentina had always stated their intention to keep such a pivotal figure and they are now rewarding Cuadrado with a pay rise.

According to La Nazione, Cuadrado will sign a five-year deal worth £2.4 million per season, which represents a significant raise on his current earnings.

However, compared to Manchester United's salaries, Cuadrado's new deal isn't great. For example, Antonio Valencia earns £4.68 million per year and even Anderson is on £4.16 million.

The new contract is expected to include a release clause at around £27 million, which could provide Cuadrado with the chance to leave even if Fiorentina want to keep him.

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