Chelsea facing competition to sign Radamel Falcao

Published 4 Comments

Chelsea are facing a battle with AC Milan and Sevilla for the signature of Radamel Falcao, reports The Mirror.

The Colombian striker has returned to AS Monaco after failing to impress during a season on loan to Manchester United but is expected to leave on a permanent basis this summer.

Monaco have told Falcao that they can no longer afford his £285,000-a-week wages and his agent Jorge Mendes is busy looking for new clubs.

Article continues below

One of those clubs is Chelsea, who have opened preliminary talks with Falcao's representatives over a potential transfer.

However, Jose Mourinho will have to fend off interest from the Serie A and La Liga before he can land the 29-year-old.

Article continues below

Dream teams

AC Milan have been in talks with Carlo Ancelotti, who recently left Real Madrid, and want to bring Falcao to the club to play under the Italian in a managerial/player dream team.

Sevilla are also ready to make an offer as they prepare to play in the Champions League after qualifying through their Europa League triumph.

They have Carlos Bacca, Falcao's international team-mate, already at the club and are hopeful their star man can help coax the Colombian to southern Spain.

Point to prove

Chelsea will be a tempting offer for Falcao, however, who certainly has a point to prove in English football.

He scored just four goals for Manchester United in a disastrous season at Old Trafford, but has seemingly done enough to convince Mourinho of his ability.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League
Manchester United
Transfer News
AC Milan
Carlo Ancelotti

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again