Radamel Falcao

Position: Striker
Team: AS Monaco
Born: February 10, 1986 (age 28)
Hometown: Santa Marta, Colombia
Height: 5ft 10in
Nationality: Colombian
Composite image a comparision has been made between Louis van Gaal, manager of Manchester United and Arsene Wenger, manager of Arsenal
Tactical Analysis: Arsenal vs. Manchester United - Beauty and the Beast
Sports Mole takes a look at the tactics involved as Manchester United earn their first away win of the season at Arsenal.
15:17
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against AIK during a friendly match on August 6, 2013
Manchester United's Chris Smalling: 'A settled team will bring consistency'
Chris Smalling believes that Manchester United will begin to show consistency once they have a settled team.
08:42
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Radamel Falcao returns to Manchester United training
Radamel Falcao says that he is "ready to help" Manchester United following his return to training.
Nov 23, 17:59
Manchester United's Dutch manager Louis van Gaal (C) poses for photographs along with the club's latest signings Colombian striker Radamel Falcao (L) and Dutch midfielder Daley Blind on September 11, 2014
Louis van Gaal: 'We expected Radamel Falcao injury problems'
Louis van Gaal admits that Manchester United knew out Radamel Falcao's recurring injuries when they signed him on loan in September.
Nov 22, 10:59
 Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United walks to his seat prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on August 24, 2014
Jamie Redknapp: 'Louis van Gaal's reputation is saving him from criticism'
Jamie Redknapp feels that Louis van Gaal's credentials in the game are protecting him from criticism following Manchester United's below-par start to the season.
Nov 22, 03:37
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Radamel Falcao two weeks away from return after suffering "new injury"
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal reveals that Radamel Falcao has suffered a "new injury" and will be out for a further two weeks.
Nov 20, 17:50
Man United's Robin van Persie heads in the opening goal against Arsenal on November 10, 2013
Preview: Arsenal vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews the latest chapter in the Premier League's greatest rivalry as Louis van Gaal takes his Manchester United side to the Emirates at face Arsenal.
Nov 20, 16:40
David de Gea celebrates a Manchester United goal on August 11, 2013.
Report: David de Gea likely to face Arsenal
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea may reportedly be fit to face Arsenal at the weekend, despite having recently dislocated his finger.
Nov 19, 11:59
Angel Di Maria of Manchester United celebrates scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Everton at Old Trafford on October 5, 2014
Angel di Maria 'major doubt' for Arsenal clash
Angel di Maria is the latest player to join the Manchester United casualty list, and is said to be a major doubt for the meeting against Arsenal this weekend.
Nov 19, 07:13
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Report: Manchester United's Radamel Falcao fit to face Arsenal
A report claims that Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao will return from a calf injury against Arsenal.
Nov 17, 16:59
James Wilson of Manchester United U21 during the Barclays U21 Premier League match between Blackburn U21 and Manchester United U21 at Leigh Stadium on December 02, 2013
James Wilson learning from experienced Manchester United trio
James Wilson says that he is learning from his fellow Manchester United strikers Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie and Radamel Falcao
Nov 17, 12:25
Radamel Falcao Garcia of Manchester United warms up with team-mate Paddy McNair before the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford on September 27, 2014
Colombia boss confirms Falcao could be fit for Manchester United by weekend
Colombia boss Jose Pekerman reveals that Radamel Falcao could feature for Manchester United against Arsenal next weekend.
Nov 15, 14:38
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Jose Pekerman: 'Radamel Falcao will find best form for Manchester United'
Colombia head coach Jose Pekerman insists that a fully fit Radamel Falcao will find his best form for Manchester United.
Nov 14, 04:54
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Radamel Falcao to miss Arsenal visit
Louis van Gaal reveals that Radamel Falcao is likely to miss Manchester United's trip to Arsenal on November 22.
Nov 12, 00:52
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Manchester United duo confirm return to training
Radamel Falcao and Rafael da Silva return to training ahead of Manchester United's trip to Arsenal after the international break.
Nov 11, 16:39
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao 'to step up training ahead of comeback'
Radamel Falcao reportedly makes progress in his comeback from injury.
Nov 11, 07:07
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao out of Colombia squad
A calf injury keeps Radamel Falcao out of the Colombia squad as reports claim that Manchester United's concerns over the striker's knee problems continue to grow.
Nov 10, 14:54
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Louis van Gaal happy with Radamel Falcao contribution
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal admits that he is happy to drop striker Radamel Falcao if it benefits the balance of his starting lineup.
Nov 7, 13:18
 Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United walks to his seat prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on August 24, 2014
Preview: Manchester United vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Louis van Gaal's injury-hit Manchester United and Neil Warnock's out-of-form Crystal Palace at Old Trafford.
Nov 6, 18:02
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Report: Manchester United to scrap permanent Radamel Falcao deal
A report claims that Radamel Falcao's hopes of a permanent move to Manchester United have been dented due to fitness concerns.
Nov 5, 08:17
Robin van Persie leaves the pitch after Manchester United defeat Arsenal 1-0 on November 10, 2013.
Manchester United Daily Digest: Robin van Persie in decline?
Sports Mole rounds up the latest news and main talking points from Manchester United.
Nov 4, 16:15
Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal gives a thumbs up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on October 26, 2014
Manchester United Daily Digest: Is the team improving?
Sports Mole rounds up the latest news and talking points from Manchester United.
Nov 3, 14:34
Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal gives a thumbs up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on October 26, 2014
Manchester United's Louis van Gaal: 'Man City not in good form ahead of derby'
Louis van Gaal believes that it is "possible" for Manchester United to beat Manchester City due to their rivals' recent poor form.
Oct 31, 17:09
Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford in Manchester on September 27, 2014
Preview: Manchester City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews the derby between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium.
Oct 31, 16:30
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Wayne Rooney fit for Manchester City showdown, Radamel Falcao misses out
Louis van Gaal confirms that Wayne Rooney is fit for Manchester United's clash against Manchester City, but Radamel Falcao is still out with an injury.
Oct 31, 16:07
Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal gives a thumbs up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on October 26, 2014
Live Coverage: Louis van Gaal's weekly Manchester United press conference
Sports Mole brings you live coverage of Louis van Gaal's pre-match press conference ahead of the Manchester derby.
Oct 31, 15:45
Atletico Madrid's Mexican forward Raul Jimenez celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Sevilla FC at the Vicente Calderon stadium on September 27, 2014
Raul Jimenez: 'It's difficult to follow past Atletico Madrid strikers'
Raul Jimenez admits that he is feeling the pressure of following the strikers who have enjoyed success at Atletico Madrid in recent years.
Oct 31, 02:35
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Manchester United agree £44m Radamel Falcao deal?
Radamel Falcao is in line to make a £44m permanent move to Manchester United next summer, a report claims.
Oct 30, 08:51
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie fires home the equaliser against Chelsea at Old Trafford on October 26, 2014
Premier League weekend: Five talking points
Following the conclusion of the ninth round of Premier League matches, Sports Mole selects five of the biggest talking points.
Oct 28, 13:00
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United is introduced to the press on September 11, 2014
Radamel Falcao injury not "too bad"
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says that Radamel Falcao should return from injury in the near future.
Oct 27, 14:22
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Juventus were "very close" to signing Radamel Falcao in the summer
Juventus reveal that they were "very close" to signing Radamel Falcao from Monaco before Manchester United swooped in.
Oct 27, 08:49
Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates alongside Branislav Ivanovic as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on September 13, 2014
Team News: Diego Costa misses out for Chelsea against Manchester United
Chelsea and Manchester United make two changes apiece for their Premier League meeting at Old Trafford, with Diego Costa missing out through injury.
Oct 26, 15:13
Former England manager Glenn Hoddle is interviewed for British televison ahead of the UEFA Champions League football match between Benfica and Chelsea at Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, on March 26, 2012
Glenn Hoddle: 'Manchester United need to attack Chelsea'
Former Chelsea manager Glenn Hoddle believes that Manchester United need to take the game to the Blues in their Premier League clash at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Oct 26, 04:05
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Radamel Falcao doubtful for Chelsea visit
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal reveals that Radamel Falcao might miss the visit of Chelsea at Old Trafford after picking up a knock in training.
Oct 26, 00:46
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Filipe Luis: 'Radamel Falcao has improved at Manchester United'
Filipe Luis insists that Radamel Falcao's overall game has improved since he joined Manchester United.
Oct 25, 14:56
Danny Welbeck of Arsenal celebrates with team-mates Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alexis Sanchez after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Arsenal FC and Galatasaray AS at Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2014
Michael Owen: 'Manchester United may regret Danny Welbeck sale'
Michael Owen believes that Manchester United may have left themselves short of options in the future after selling striker Danny Welbeck to Arsenal.
Oct 25, 05:34
Diego Costa of Chelsea during the pre-season friendly match between Chelsea and Real Sociedad at Stamford Bridge on August 12, 2014
Preview: Manchester United vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews the Premier League fixture between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford.
Oct 24, 18:27
Adnan Januzaj of Manchester United is challenged by Marcos Alonso of Sunderland during the Capital One Cup semi final, second leg match on January 22, 2014
Team News: Manchester United make three changes
Phil Jones, Adnan Januzaj and Ander Herrera start for Manchester United in this evening's match against West Bromwich Albion.
Oct 20, 19:14
Monaco's Argentinian midfielder Lucas Ocampos celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Monaco (ASM) and Bordeaux (FCGB) on May 17, 2014
Report: Chelsea interested in Monaco winger Lucas Ocampos
Chelsea are interested in making a bid for Monaco winger Lucas Ocampos, according to reports.
Oct 16, 22:56
Louis van Gaal and Ryan Giggs discuss tactics during Man United's Premier League opener with Swansea on August 16, 2014
Ryan Giggs excited by summer arrivals
Ryan Giggs admits that he is excited by the capabilities of the Manchester United squad following their £150m summer spending spree.
Oct 15, 20:42
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