Old Trafford side well aware of speculation concerning Colombian’s age.
Man United have moved to quash ongoing speculation related to new signing Radamel Falcao’s ‘real’ age with the Metro reporting that the Old Trafford side have rejected such claims.
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The Colombian international, who has joined the Old Trafford side on a season long loan spell, is 28 years of age though documentation from the distant past has suggsted that the former FC Porto and Atletico Madrid man could be two years older.
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The Premier League side brought in the player on a temporary deal, with this source claiming that a permanent move for the goal machine may have been dismissed due to the player’s ‘actual’ age, a rumour Man United have been quick to play down, stating;
‘We were aware of the rumours but it was never an issue for us,’
Man United paid AS Monaco £6m to bring in Falcao, as well as footing the player’s massive £280k a week salary, but a permanent move would cost an additional £46m.
Falcao has scored goals wherever he has pitched up and Louis van Gaal will hope that the South American helps Man United to secure, at the very least, a top four finish this term.