La Liga champions Barcelona have emerged as shock contenders to make a move for Chelsea flop Juan Cuadrado, who is currently out on loan with Italian giants Juventus, the Daily Star reports.

Cuadrado was brought to Chelsea for a huge fee of £26 million last season in the winter transfer window from Serie A outfit Fiorentina after putting in hugely impressive performances for the Italian side.

However, since his arrival at Stamford Bridge, the expectations set of the Colombian international have simply failed to have been met.

After a torrid time in England for Cuadrado, he joined Juventus at the start of the season on a season-long loan and is looking far more suited to the Serie A, with flashes of his old self playing for the Old Lady.

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Despite the 27-year-old’s clear talents and ability that he has shown with Juventus, they are still reportedly reluctant to pay a full asking price at the end of the loan to Chelsea as they look to recoup as much of the £26 million fee that they paid for him as they can.

Cuadrado could enjoy more freedom and success at Barcelona, as the club who once attempted to sign the Colombia man in 2014 delve into the possibilities of bringing the winger to the club once more.