Colombian Trio Set to Shun Premier League in Favour of AS Monaco Move

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French club Monaco are hoping to pull off an audacious triple swoop ahead of their return to Ligue 1 nest season, according to talkSPORT.

News broke last week that Atletico Madrid ace Radamel Falcao would be joining the Ligue 2 champions ahead of the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea who had both been linked with big money moves to land the 28-goal forward this summer.

And in a further bid to challenge PSG next term, the club’s Russian owner, Dmitry Rybolovlev, is determined to bring in Falcao’s compatriots Jackson Martinez and James Rodriguez who both play for Porto.

United had been on the trail of Rodriguez as they look to move Nani and Anderson on at the end of the season and with Ashley Young’s continued injury problems the club are in need of fresh attacking options from the wings.

Martinez, who joined Porto from Mexican side Jaguares de Chiapas last summer had been closely monitored by Liverpool as they need someone to take the pressure off Daniel Sturridge whilst Luis Suarez serves out the rest of his 10 game ban.

Suarez has also been rumoured to be heading for the exit at Liverpool with a number of top European clubs interested in his services.

The moves would represent a significant coup for the principality side and a damning snub towards the English top flight.

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