Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman is set to make a transfer to Juventus with Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado heading in the opposite direction. 

By 90Min
August 21, 2017

Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman is set to make a transfer to Juventus with Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado heading in the opposite direction. 

Sources confirmed to the Dutch international agreed personal terms with the Serie A champions and is now waiting for the two clubs to come to an agreement. Strootman had a £41m release clause in his previous contract, which expired in July.

Now Juventus executives will look to strike a deal with Roma, who have already offered £27m, and likely to offer Cuadrado to sweeten the deal.

Roma's priority target of the summer was Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez but after having bids rejected for the Algerian, the offer of Cuadrado may now seem more appealing. 

The club's previous winger, Mohamed Salah, left Roma for Liverpool and head of transfers for the club, Monchi, is looking for a new attacking winger to replace him. Cuadrado would be a perfect fit for the place made vacant by Salah. Cuadrado, who has also played for Fiorentina, will be playing for his third Serie A team if the Roma move comes through. 

Juventus boss Max Allegri is on the prowl for some midfield reinforcement. Blaise Matuidi arrived for a bargain £22m from PSG and now Strootman is set to arrive as well.

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