The agent of on-loan Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao has raised serious doubts over whether he will join the club on a permanent basis in the summer, Sky
The Colombian moved to Old Trafford on loan from Monaco in the closing stages of the summer transfer window. Man Utd have the option to buy the player for £43.5m when the deal comes to an end, but he has managed just three goals in what has so far been an injury-affected spell.
Manager Louis van Gaal surprisingly left him out of the squad for Sunday’s 1-0 home defeat by Southampton, a decision which reportedly left Falcao shocked, and his agent Jorge Mendes now believes that a permanent move might not take place. “He is a fantastic player, and I think it’s very difficult for Manchester United fans,” he said.
“They have an absolutely brilliant player, one of the very best in the world, who would without any doubt play 90 minutes of the match, every time, with any other club. The truth is, right now we don’t know what will happen.
“What we do know is that he will play in one of the very best clubs in the world next season, whether that is Manchester United or not. I am 100 per cent sure of that. But you know how football works, we need to wait a little. We’ll see what happens.”
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