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Chelsea & Man United flop wanted by Premier League newcomers

It has been a rough couple of years for Radamel Falcao, who has barely seen the pitch – let alone the back of the net – over the last two years in Premier League loan spells. But he could have one more chance to get plenty of playing time in the Premier League next season.

According to The Sun, Premier League newcomers Middlesbrough are pursuing a deal with Falcao’s contract club Monaco to bring the striker to Riverside Stadium. Per the source, Boro chairman Steve Gibson has a strong relationship with Falcao’s agent Jorge Mendes.

Falcao barely saw the pitch at all in the 2015-16 season, making just one Premier League start and less than 270 total minutes of action. He scored one goal for Chelsea in a 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace but was not featured at all from November through March.

The 30-year-old Colombian striker has scored only a handful of Premier League goals in stints with Chelsea and Manchester United, but is three years removed from a 28-goal campaign with Atletico Madrid.

Falcao is Colombia’s all-time leading scorer with 25 goals in 62 caps for Los Cafeteros. However, he was not included in the team’s Copa America Centenario roster.

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