Radamel Falcao

Position: Striker
Team: AS Monaco
Born: February 10, 1986 (age 28)
Hometown: Santa Marta, Colombia
Height: 5ft 10in
Nationality: Colombian
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata celebrates scoring their fourth goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on September 14, 201
Report: Juan Mata to join Juventus for £20m
A report claims that Juventus are confident of signing Manchester United attacker Juan Mata in January.
Oct 15, 13:04
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
Sir Alex Ferguson backs Louis van Gaal transfer activity
Sir Alex Ferguson believes that Louis van Gaal was right to spend as much as he did in his first summer as Manchester United manager.
Oct 13, 22:10
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United is introduced to the press on September 11, 2014
Alex Ferguson: 'Radamel Falcao is Manchester United's big signing'
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson calls Falcao's signing "the big one", the Colombian having moved to Old Trafford on loan from Monaco in the summer.
Oct 13, 21:12
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring the third goal with team-mates Ander Herrera (L), Marcos Rojo and Angel Di Maria during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 1
Ander Herrera hails Manchester United strikeforce
Manchester United have the best three strikers in the world, according to their Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera.
Oct 13, 13:57
Colombia's Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Belgium during an international friendly match on November 14, 2013
Radamel Falcao: 'Colombia are ready for big things'
Colombia striker Radamel Falcao says that the future is bright for his side after they beat El Salvador 3-0.
Oct 11, 14:40
Colombia's Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Belgium during an international friendly match on November 14, 2013
Video: Radamel Falcao scores for Colombia
Watch Radamel Falcao score his first international goal since suffering a knee ligament injury that ruled him out of the World Cup.
Oct 11, 11:58
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: Manchester United took a "gamble" on me
Radamel Falcao admits that Manchester United took a "gamble" to sign him on loan after his serious knee injury earlier this year.
Oct 8, 22:18
David de Gea celebrates a Manchester United goal on August 11, 2013.
David de Gea: Angel di Maria, Radamel Falcao "have adapted quickly" at Man United
David de Gea hails the way that Angel di Maria and Radamel Falcao have settled in at Manchester United.
Oct 8, 14:42
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
New strikers: How have they fared in the Premier League?
Sports Mole reflects on how 10 strikers that joined Premier League clubs during the summer have fared so far this season.
Oct 7, 08:34
Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata celebrates scoring their fourth goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on September 14, 201
Report: Atletico Madrid want Juan Mata
A report claims that Atletico Madrid want to sign Manchester United attacker Juan Mata.
Oct 6, 17:43
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew gives instructions during his side's friendly with Real Sociedad on August 10, 2014
Premier League weekend: Five talking points
With another Premier League weekend having ended, Sports Mole selects five of the biggest talking points from the 10 matches.
Oct 6, 12:58
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates with teammates after scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Aston Villa at Villa Park on October 4, 2014
Premier League in numbers: Week 7
Sports Mole looks back over the seventh round of Premier League matches with a selection of facts and figures.
Oct 6, 11:42
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 reiterates desire for permanent Manchester United stay
Radamel Falcao reiterates that he wants to stay at Manchester United for "many years" when his loan from Monaco is up at the end of the season.
Oct 6, 08:45
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: 'Falcao will improve after international break'
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal backs Radamel Falcao to add to his goal tally after the international break.
Oct 5, 20:59
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Everton at Old Trafford on October 5, 2014
Radamel Falcao: First Manchester United goal a "relief"
Manchester United's Radamel Falcao expresses his delight at having scored his first goal for the club.
Oct 5, 16:45
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Everton at Old Trafford on October 5, 2014
Player Ratings: Manchester United 2-1 Everton
Sports Mole rates the performances of each of the players on show during Manchester United's 2-1 win over Everton.
Oct 5, 15:24
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
Match Analysis: Manchester United 2-1 Everton
Sports Mole looks back over Manchester United's 2-1 victory at the expense of Everton at Old Trafford.
Oct 5, 14:45
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Everton at Old Trafford on October 5, 2014
Result: Angel Di Maria, Radamel Falcao score as Manchester United get better of Everton
Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao score as Manchester United beat Everton 2-1 at Old Trafford to temporarily climb into the top four of the Premier League.
Oct 5, 13:56
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
Half-Time Report: Angel Di Maria curls Manchester United in front against Everton
Angel Di Maria gives Manchester United a slim half-time lead in Sunday's Premier League match against Everton.
Oct 5, 12:48
Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata celebrates scoring their fourth goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on September 14, 201
Team News: Juan Mata starts for Manchester United
Juan Mata is recalled to the Manchester United starting XI for today's visit of Everton in the Premier League.
Oct 5, 11:11
Manchester Uniteds Dutch manager Louis van Gaal applauds the fans as he leaves the pitch after the final whistle in the English Premier League football match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor in Burnley, north west England on August 30, 2
Live Commentary: Manchester United 2-1 Everton - as it happened
Find out how Manchester United overcame Everton at Old Trafford with Sports Mole's text updates.
Oct 5, 11:00
Roberto Martinez the manager of Everton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at Stadium of Light on April 12, 2014
Roberto Martinez selects Tony Hibbert to face Manchester United?
Roberto Martinez is confident that Tony Hibbert will be able to cope with Manchester United this Sunday.
Oct 4, 08:53
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Tables
TeamPGDPTS
1Marseille111625
2Paris Saint-Germain111421
3Lyon111220
4Saint-Etienne11120
5Nantes11319
6Bordeaux11318
7AS Monaco12118
8Nice11117
9Rennes11015
10Metz11015
11Lille11-115
12Reims12-915
13Toulouse11-214
14Montpellier HSC11-214
15Caen11012
16Lens11-311
17Lorient11-510
18Bastia11-710
19Evian TG11-910
20Guingamp11-139