Chelsea’s Newest Superstar Says What It Means To Play For “The Blues”

Juan Cuadrado had recently admitted that it is a dream come true to play for Chelsea. The Colombian World Cup sensation who finally completed a deadline day move to the Premier League side from Italian side Fiorentina is quite happy to be at Stamford Bridge. The £26.8m deal not only saw the Colombian international join the Blues, but Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah move to the Italian club in exchange as well.


The 26-year-old, who signed a four-and-a-half year deal with Jose Mourinho’s side could make his debut against Aston Villa today, as Chelsea look to maintain their 5 point cushion at the top of the table over champions Manchester City. Cuadrado was one of the biggest stars in the Serie A before leaving Italy and now believes he can improve his game even more, playing alongside superstars of the caliber of Eden Hazard, Cesc Fabregas, Oscar and Diego Costa, some of the big names in footballing world at the moment. The superstar who joined the Florence based side in 2012 had made 85 appearances for them and scored a tally of 20 goals in his tenure with the Italians. In an interview, when asked his thoughts of joining the Premier League side and what are his plans for the future he said,

“I am very happy to be part of this team”

“I’m very grateful to have been given this possibility to live what has been a childhood dream for me, which is to play for a very big club – in fact, one of the best clubs in the world.”

“To be on the same team as all these big players is amazing for me, not only from a football point of view and how I can grow as a player, but also personally, to be surrounded by so many champions.”

“It’s always going to make you want to grow and improve even more.”