Radamel Falcao wanted by Zenit St Petersburg

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Andre Villas-Boas wants to secure the services of Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao in the January transfer window, according to the Telegraph.

The report claims that Villas-Boas, who previously managed the west London outfit, is hoping to bring the Colombia international to Russia on loan. 

Falcao has endured a torrid stint on English soil, initially failing to produce the goods at Manchester United and now struggling on loan at Chelsea. 


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With just one Premier League goal for the west London outfit, it's far from certain as to whether he will stay on at the club for the remainder of the campaign. 

The same report claims that Villas-Boas previously attempted to land the 29-year-old but financial demands from AS Monaco, who own the forward, scuppered the move. 


It has been an unfortunate turn of events for the once prolific hitman. Falcao is struggling with the physical demands of the Premier League and needs to move on sooner rather than later. 

Ultimately, even with Diego Costa failing to hit top form, the ex-United man isn't going to become Chelsea's No.1 striker anytime soon. 

Falcao needs a consistent run of games and he's not going to find that under the guidance of Mourinho. A January move to Zenit makes sense. It's time for Falcao to depart England for good, but Chelsea must find a suitable replacement.

Chelsea fans: do you want Falcao to move on in January? Have your say below! 

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