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Manchester United balls: Falcao cries, Di Maria sulks and boots don’t talk

by | 25th, March 2015

Having been told by an insider that Radamel Falcao has been “reduced to tears” at Manchester United, the Sun leads with news that his teammate Angel Di Maria is sulking after Louis Van Gaal told him off for playing badly.

 

Falcao leaves Manchester United

 

One page in and we get to see rheumy-eyed Falcao and read that the misfiring Colmbian will “walk out” on Manchster United  unless he gets a “public show of faith” from Louis Van Gaal.

But how do you show faith in a player who has delivered a four-goal return for £285,000-a-week in wages? Does Van Gaal use a press confernce to declare that Falcao represents good value for money for his 12 starts and 22 appearances for United this season, proving his point with a dossier of printed graphs? Would anyone believe him? Would we think LVG unhinged?

The truth is not as the Sun presents it. Falcao is not having an hissy fit. What he says is:

“If the situation doesn’t change at Manchester United, I will have to find a new club. I will analyse the situation at the end of the season  and I will decide what’s best for my future.”

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Posted: 25th, March 2015 | In: manchester united, Sports Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed: RSS 2.0 | TrackBack | Permalink