Chelsea newbie Juan Cuadrado thanks David Ospina for London welcome

The Arsenal stopper had his countryman around his house yesterday.

Undoubtedly the biggest transfer arrival of Deadline Day in the Premier League would have to be that of Juan Cuadrado to Chelsea. The Colombian arrived from Fiorentina in a big-money deal, with Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah heading the other direction on loan.

The hard working midfielder is certainly a brilliant option, who fits in the philosophy that Jose Mourinho employs at Stamford Bridge.

Of course settling in the new surroundings of the Premier League and London is also going to be difficult.

But luckily he has a fellow Colombian playing in the same city, who is also a new arrival in the Premier League.

David Ospina signed for Arsenal in the summer after impressing at the World Cup. After starting his Arsenal career with an injury ravaged few months, he has overtaken Wojciech Szczesny as the current Arsenal number one goalkeeper.

The custodian has, despite the two clubs rivalry in the Premier League, extended some Colombian hospitality to his international colleague.

The new Cheslea player posted a thank you message to Ospina on his Instagram page yesterday evening, after seemingly being invited round to the Arsenal player’s house for the evening as he settles into his new surroundings.


Gracias Panita @d_ospina1 por la invitación bendiciones

A photo posted by Juan Cuadrado (@cuadrado11) on

Hopefully the pair won’t be as friendly when they meet on the 25th April.

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