Anorak | Transfer Balls: Radamel Falcao and his agent share the same Chelsea dream

Transfer Balls: Radamel Falcao and his agent share the same Chelsea dream

by | 26th, May 2015

Transfer Balls hears the Daily Telegraph report that “Radamel Falcao is “desperate to join Chelsea”. How deseperate to join the Premier League champions is the man once nicknamed “El Tigre” and billed by Pep Guardiola as “the best penalty-box forward in the world”?

“Former Manchester United striker willing to take big pay cut to link up with Jose Mourinho”

How much, then, for the man whose end-of-season appraisal was delivered by Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal:

 “Falcao is a top professional and a good human being. On behalf of myself and everyone at the club I would like to wish him well for the future.”

A good pro and good bloke. That’s what you get for £1m-a-month. Bargain.

Matt Law adds:

Manchester United have decided not to take up their option to sign Falcao permanently, but the Colombian wants to stay in the Premier League and ideally move to London.

He’s not desperate to play for Chelsea, then. Falcao just wants to live in London.

Arsenal showed an interest in Falcao last August, but are unlikely to pursue the striker this summer – leaving Chelsea as his only hope.

Arsenal didn’t puruse the striker because he cost $265,000-a-week. He then played not all that well for Manchester United, who did agree to pay his nutzoid wages for a season. Manchester City had been interested

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