The Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao tore Chelsea apart in the European Super Cup on Friday, and now it seems that he is extremely keen on joining the Blues during the January transfer window. In fact his father (and agent) says that it is “very likely”.
Falcao’s father (also called Radamel) revealed in the Daily Mail: There are three teams interested - Manchester City, Chelsea and a Russian team,’
‘Falcao has always wanted to play in the Premier League.
‘Ever since he was a boy he has loved Chelsea and has always thought it would be an honour to play for a big Premier League team.’
‘I don’t want to talk about any pre-agreements,’.
‘I spoke to Falcao very briefly yesterday. The minimum release clause in his contract with Atletico Madrid is about 55million Euros, but Falcao doesn’t want to talk figures.’
And when pressed on whether a move was expected as soon as January, Falcao senior confirmed: ‘Yes, it’s very likely.’
This is great news for Chelsea fans, and a quick look at today’s football betting sites sees Chelsea as the hot 2/1 favourites to sign Falcao in January, while moneybags Man City are second faves at 7/1. Barcelona at 9/1 are the only other club under 10/1…….
Get in there Chelsea!!!!