Friday 28 October 2016

Falcao moves to the bridge

Ramos wants out of Madrid

MANCHESTER UNITED reject Radamel Falcao insists he is delighted to have signed up for Premier League champions Chelsea.

The Colombian international will spend the forthcoming season at Stamford Bridge having been on loan at United for the previous campaign.

Falcao, 29, only managed four goals during his spell at Old Trafford, with United deciding against making his move permanent.

But Chelsea have now added him to their striking ranks on loan and the player has already set his sights on trophy success.


"I am very happy to be joining Chelsea and can't wait to start training and help with our aim of retaining the league title and being successful in Europe," he said.

Meanwhile, Spanish paper Marca is reporting that United target Sergio Ramos is determined to leave Real Madrid.

The Spanish international asked the Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez, to allow him to leave the club earlier this week, but there was still conjecture on whether it was a play for a new contract.

However, Marca claims his desire for a move is "not about the money" and says that the gulf between the club and the player is too big to repair.

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