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Colombian Legend Tips Radamel Falcao To Make Manchester United Move

Faustino Asprilla has told Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao to ignore the advances of the likes of Chelsea and Man City in favour of a move to Man Utd.

Despite the transfer window being closed there is still plenty of gossip doing the rounds in the newspapers so we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest transfer rumours. Today, Tino Asprilla tells Radamel Falcao to join Man Utd.

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Colombian legend Faustino Asprilla claims he has told Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao to ignore the advances of the likes of Chelsea and Man City and join Man Utd this summer, according to the Daily Mail.

Falcao has emerged as one of Europe’s most sought-after strikers after continuing his devastating goal-scoring exploits at Atletico Madrid following his move from Porto in 2011 – scoring 67 goals in just 85 games so far for the La Liga side.

The Mail claim Chelsea and Man City are among a whole host of top clubs who’re interested in the the 27-year-old but former Newcastle United striker Tino Asprilla has told the hitman that his best bet would be to choose a move to Old Trafford this summer.

Asprilla claims Falcao asked for his advice on which club he should join and the former St James’ Park favourite is said to have told his compatriot to choose United if he wants to join a settled team that always challenges for trophies.

‘We were talking and he asked me my opinion on who he should join. He knows that every big club in the world wants him. He [Falcao] is not a player motivated by money – what he wants is somewhere that his family will be happy and where he will have success.

‘With teams like Real Madrid, PSG, Manchester City they have good times then they have bad times – that is why I told him he must choose Manchester United. Every season they are challenging – and if he wants success that is where I have told him to go.

‘Also they don’t have all the behaviour away from the field – with changing coaches every season. They are steady in all that they do – and a well run club at every level. He is a real family guy – and Radamel will appreciate that and the way that Sir Alex Ferguson protects his players like family.’ Asprilla is quoted as saying in the Mail

Asprilla also described Falcao as the best finisher in the world and compared him to Alan Shearer, before suggesting that pairing the Colombian striker with Robin van Persie would make United unstoppable. He continued:

‘It is difficult for me to explain how good he is – he is the best finisher in the world. The only striker who has played in the Premier League who is on his finishing level is Alan Shearer.

‘If he signs for Manchester United – he would be their missing piece in the Champions League. Robin van Persie and Radamel would be unstoppable.’

It’s difficult to argue with Asprilla on this one. United under Sir Alex Ferguson are a settled outfit that are continuously competing for silverware, and it would be difficult to see anyone stopping them if they had Falcao and RVP up front. But I’m sure the likes of Chelsea and City will be doing all they can to lure the striker to the Premier League, let’s see who Falcao chooses at the end of the season.

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Would United fans like to see Falcao join the club? Would Chelsea and City be disappointed to miss out? Share your thoughts below.



  1. Seid O. Saliu

    May 1, 2013 at 11:36 pm

    Please don’t kill chelsea and city fans. Though to me i believe in the quotation that says “the pair of RVP and RF are unstoppable”. Good to see him in Man U shirt.

    • Saintjno

      May 2, 2013 at 12:25 pm

      U’re Joblez…Falcao 2 chelsea z an already done deal…shame 2u all:-P

  2. donge

    May 2, 2013 at 12:43 am

    i wll love to see him as u said nice market dere

  3. Javi

    May 2, 2013 at 12:49 am

    Though midfield should be United’s top priority this summer, Redemal Falcao is a player I believe Sir Alex Ferguson cannot afford to sit back and watch join Chelsea with JM in charge. Chelsea with the likes of Hazard, Oscar and Mata already have a great attacking option, so add Falcao on top would make them unstoppable. A J.M return is also imminent this summer. I hope United sign Falcao, Dortmands (Gandogan) not sure if I spelled that right and swap Nani or Anderson for a player plus cash deal for Porto’s James Rodriguez!

  4. RYO

    May 2, 2013 at 8:01 am

    Man United should sign Gundogan, Hummels, and Falcao. That should be enough to win the league again.

  5. Ik calistus

    May 2, 2013 at 8:51 am

    Rubish facao is 4 chelsea

  6. Chidi Peter

    May 2, 2013 at 9:14 am

    Jorge Mendes and Radamel Senior will decide not you sh**t

  7. Olas Quadri

    May 2, 2013 at 9:24 am

    R. Falcao 2 join man u nd luis Nani 2 stay at united nd united 2 buy strong center so RVP R falcao Nani kagawa carrick Zaha Banise vidic jones Rafeal De gea

  8. Saintjno

    May 2, 2013 at 12:20 pm

    Dnt u c how ur name sounds “faustino” similar to “frustration”…hw does chelsea’s coach sackin concerns u…Falcao i advice u 2 make a choice of ur own n neva mind da Gud 4 nofin Asprilla…Up Blues

  9. Alh west katcha

    May 2, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    It will best & wel sesson observd for falcao if he join manchester united


    May 2, 2013 at 4:51 pm


  11. George Kanju

    May 2, 2013 at 10:02 pm

    Falcao is such a good player in man utd
    especially in finishimgs, bcz there are players who will assist him in passes, its my pleasure yo see him in Man Utd playing with RVP And Rooney in the middle, welcome to a dream team Falcao

  12. Ajao

    May 3, 2013 at 12:38 pm

    2 me i dnt tink man u nid falcao bt if he kums gud no qualm

  13. holy iyke

    May 11, 2013 at 7:15 am

    Falco is gud 4 man u,welcum myhero

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