Radamel Falcao’s future ‘up in the air’

Radamel Falcao’s agent Jorge Mendes admits the striker’s future with Manchester United is uncertain.

Falcao is on a season-long loan deal at United from Monaco which includes the option to buy.

But there have been plenty of questions as to the likelihood of United taking up that option, with the 28-year-old having only netted three times so far in an injury-affected campaign and being left out of the squad altogether for Sunday’s 1-0 home loss to Southampton.

Reports have suggested Falcao was shocked by United boss Louis van Gaal’s decision to omit him from the match-day 18, a call the manager confirmed was tactical.

Van Gaal did also stress after Sunday’s game that Falcao had started the previous five fixtures and that the next match would be “another moment”.

Meanwhile, former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has suggested the Spanish giants have no need to sign United goalkeeper David de Gea who has been linked with a move back to his homeland with Real, while the Red Devils have this month brought in another high-profile shot stopper in-ex Barcelona man Victor Valdes.


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