The three possibilities as Cuadrado meets with Fiorentina

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Fiorentina owner Andrea Della Valle is set to meet star winger Juan Cuadrado today and there are several ways the meeting could end.

With Manchester United and Barcelona on tenterhooks, Fiorentina are scheduled to meet with in-demand star Juan Cuadrado later today.

Cuadrado has become one of the hottest properties in the summer transfer market after a breakthrough 2013-14 campaign and an excellent World Cup.

Manchester United are reportedly ready to swoop with around £30 million but Catalan giants Barcelona are also said to be in the frame.

However, Fiorentina have indicated that they would like to keep Cuadrado for as long as possible having resolved his co-ownership with Udinese during the World Cup.

Today's meeting between Cuadrado and Fiorentina owner Andrea Della Valle could see an important step towards a decision on where the Colombian international will be playing next season.

According to Il Corriere Fiorentino, there are three possible outcomes to the discussions, outlined in an article titled: "Cuadrado: three scenarios for Della Valle talk."

The first outcome is that Cuadrado asks to stay put, which would be welcomed by the Tuscan side, and is entirely possible given the player's family's affection for the city.

Secondly, Cuadrado could demand to be allowed to leave, at which point Fiorentina will ask for bids from Manchester United and Barcelona in the hope of starting a lucrative auction.

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Finally, the option which seems most likely, is that Cuadrado will try and put off any decision for another week or two and wait to see if any offers arrive, which will be assessed upon receipt.

Fiorentina are said to be keen to resolve Cuadrado's future by August 15 in order to avoid disrupting their start to the season.

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