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Monaco close to signing Atletico striker Falcao

Radamel FalcaoRadamel Falcao deflected reports he would be moving to French Ligue 1 team Monaco leading up to the Copa del Rey final. After securing the win and parading through the streets of Madrid, there’s nothing left other than the team’s last match keeping him from moving there this summer.

Reports say Falcao is set to be moved to Monaco for a five year contract worth €10 million a year, with a €60 million buyout clause. Upon being finalized, it will reportedly be the most lucrative deal signed by any footballer in French club history. It was the expected move by many, even though Falcao continued to point to the remaining years on his contract with Atletico.

Real Madrid centre back Ricardo Carvalho will be joining Falcao in Monaco, as he signed a one year contract with the team today.

The Columbian that made Chelsea humble

The Columbian that made Chelsea humble I have to say that I have never been a fan of the European Super Cup always thinking of it as a one sided competition which always favoured the club that had won the Champions League, rather than the one that had won the Europa League.

After all wasn’t the Europa League for the sides that were not good enough to play in the Champions League? Well putting all that aside, and not being the biggest Chelsea fan on the planet I decided last night that in between trying to follow on the radio, and what was happening on the last day of the transfer market that I would wander in and out of the kitchen to watch the game in Monaco on the television, and within five minutes I was hooked. Continue reading The Columbian that made Chelsea humble