Former Magpies star says relationship has already broke down with LVG.
Ex-Newcastle United star Faustino Asprilla says he believes compatriot Radamel Falcao will leave Manchester United at the end of the season because his relationship with manager Louis Van Gaal has already broken down, the Daily Star reports.
Falcao was axed from the match day squad for United’s home clash with Southampton last Sunday, but Van Gaal confirmed the 28-year-old’s absence was down to advice given to him from his backroom staff rather than injury.
And Asprilla has joined in with the figures condemning Van Gaal for his treatment of the player.
“It is sad to see how Louis van Gaal is treating Falcao,” Asprilla said.
“The problem is not Falcao, but the coach. Falcao had an injury earlier in the season, but after he proved that he is still the same top scorer he used to be.
“He played five games and scored goals. But this is all about giving him confidence.
“After playing well some games it is inexplicable he suddenly stop playing.
“The truth is that I do not know what Van Gaal is trying to do at United. And I think both players and fans are also confused.
“He does many changes without reasons.”
He added: “If Van Gaal continue he will leave. I think it is a relationship that has already been broken. Falcao understands that the coach does not want him.
“I remember when I went to Newcastle Kevin Keegan wanted me. He supported me a lot and here it is obvious that Van Gaal does not trust Falcao.”