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10 Loan Moves That Worked Out Better Than Radamel Falcao Man United Switch: Former Barcelona Star & World Cup Winners Make Impact On Short Term Deals

Ten loan moves that will prove to be more productive than Falcao’s at Old Trafford.

It’s fair to say that Falcao’s deadline day move to Manchester United came as a shock, but with reports of a recurring injury and with just one solitary goal to his name, the deal is in danger of becoming a rather unproductive move all round. Below are ten loan deals that worked out better.

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Jermain Defoe Bournemouth

10. Jermain Defoe – West Ham to Bournemouth, 2000/01

It was the move that launched a fruitful and prolific career. Then Hammers boss Harry Redknapp sent 18-year-old Jermain Defoe to Bournemouth to gain some regular first-team football and he came back having bagged 18 goals in 27 appearances – including ten in successive games. Defoe would go on to enjoy a long career with Spurs, Portsmouth and England.

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