Colombian on his way to Old Trafford?
Man United appear to be closing in on a deal to sign AS Monaco star Radamel Falcao according to reports from The Times and the Daily Telegraph.
Now had confirmation from #MUFC that they are in talks for Falcao. "Complicated" apparently, but other sources saying it's pretty much done
— Oliver Kay (@OliverKayTimes) September 1, 2014
Loan agreed for Falcao at Mufc
— Mark Ogden (@MOgdenTelegraph) September 1, 2014
A move to bring in Falcao is perhaps a wise one to make given recent reports of Robin Van Persie’s ongoing injury issues and Louis van Gaal is actively looking to sell both Javier Hernandez and Danny Welbeck which would help clear the way for his arrival.
An offer of £51m is around the same fee as Ligue 1 side AS Monaco paid for Falcao a year ago, a move that follows four successful seasons in Portugal and Spain.
Falcao racked up 72 goals in 87 appearances at FC Porto, helping the Estádio do Dragão side to Primeira Liga and Europa League titles among a host of honours before moving to the Spanish capital where the powerful forward scored 70 goals in 91 appearances before moving to the Stade Louis II.
A move for Falcao would see Man United’s summer spending edge nearer to £200m with the Premier League side having already spent over £130m to bring in Luke Shaw, Ander Herrera, Marcos Rojo and Angel di Maria.
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