French side reveal plans for Chelsea striker in January

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AS Monaco have confirmed that Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao will not be leaving Stamford Bridge during the January transfer window.

Speaking to RMC [via Le Figaro], the club’s vice-president Vadim Vasilyev revealed that the Club of the Principality have discussed the prospect of ending the Colombian frontman’s loan deal in west London prematurely and of bringing him back to the Stade Louis II to spend the second half of the season with Monaco.

However, Vasilyev has confirmed that the South American’s nightmare stay in England will continue for a little longer yet, with his parent club Monaco unwilling to save the hitman from his miserable stay with the Pensioners.
“It’s true that we’ve had several exchanges with Falcao,” the club administrator began, as per RMC [via Le Figaro as above].

“The first idea was that he returns to Monaco to play the second part of the season,” he continued. “He came to us and he had an assessment with the club doctors.

“Unfortunately, he’s injured. We took the decision: It’s better that he says at his club, at Chelsea.”

Vasilyev’s comments would appear to confirm that Falcao will see out the season with the Pensioners.

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The forward has wholly failed to ignite since bring brought to the club by Jose Mourinho in the summer, and has done little to erase memories of his miserable time at Old Trafford last season.

Indeed, while that season was bad for Falcao—who scored four goals in 26 outings under Louis van Gaal—this campaign has been worse, with the striker managing just one strike in nine league showings.

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