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It seems that despite the change in coaching staff at the Stamford Bridge, Colombian international Cuadrado has the intention of leaving.

According to Sky Sport the highly versatile winger has approached Antonio Conte to ask for permission to leave and possibly return to the Italian peninsula.

This is despite Conte adamantly stating to the media that he wanted the Colombian to stay telling BBC;

“I wanted him when I was Juventus coach. He will come back very soon and train and play with us,” said Conte.

“Now, he’s a Chelsea player and he’ll stay with us. If something changes you’ll know.”

After moving to Chelsea in February 2015 for a fee of £23.3m from Fiorentina, Cuadrado failed to score in 13 games but won the English Premier League with the club. After which he returned to Italy via a loan to Juventus and revived his career with 28 appearances and notching 4 goals as he helped drive Juventus to their fifth Scudetto in a row.

The interested teams vying for his signature include his former clubs Fiorentina, Juventus as well as Inter and AC Milan who recently appointed his former coach Vincenzo Montella. Montella would be interested in having the player return under his tutelage given he managed to get the best out the wingers talents.

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