Radamel Falcao

Position: Striker
Team: AS Monaco
Born: February 10, 1986 (age 28)
Hometown: Santa Marta, Colombia
Height: 5ft 10in
Nationality: Colombian
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
Tottenham's Emmanuel Adebayor celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Dnipro during their Europa League match on February 27, 2014
Three people in the spotlight this weekend
Sports Mole reveals three players who we believe are under pressure to deliver this weekend.
Oct 3, 10:15
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 'agrees terms with Manchester United ahead of summer move'
Radamel Falcao reportedly agrees to a £250,000-per-week contract with Manchester United.
Oct 3, 01:05
Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli plays during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane in London on August 31, 2014
Fantasy Football advice: Week 7
Sports Mole looks ahead to the seventh weekend of Premier League action from a fantasy football point of view.
Oct 2, 13:57
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
Paul Merson: 'Danny Welbeck will score more goals than Radamel Falcao'
Paul Merson believes that Danny Welbeck will score more goals that Manchester United's Radamel Falcao after leaving Old Trafford for Arsenal.
Oct 2, 11:30
Oscar of Chelsea celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on September 27, 2014
Premier League in Numbers: Week 6
Sports Mole reflects on the sixth round of Premier League matches with a selection of facts and figures from each of the 10 encounters.
Sep 30, 11:55
Manchester United's Dutch striker Robin van Persie celebrates scoring the opening goal with teammates during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Manchester United at the King Power Stadium in Leicester on September 21, 201
Robin van Persie: 'Top four or bust for Manchester United'
Manchester United hitman Robin van Persie says that the Red Devils have no excuses if £150m worth of talent cannot secure Champions League qualification this season.
Sep 29, 23:54
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
Ruud Gullit blasts Louis van Gaal's Manchester United spending policy
Ruud Gullit launches a scathing attack on Louis van Gaal's transfer policy since becoming Manchester United manager.
Sep 28, 01:43
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
Match Analysis: Manchester United 2-1 West Ham United
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Manchester United's 2-1 victory over West Ham United at Old Trafford.
Sep 27, 17:23
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
Live Commentary: Manchester United 2-1 West Ham United - as it happened
Find out how Manchester United overcame West Ham United at Old Trafford with Sports Mole's text updates.
Sep 27, 14:00
 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
Phil Neville: 'Manchester United need to spend £100m more to challenge'
Phil Neville believes that Manchester United need to spend another £100m across two transfer windows in order to become title challengers again.
Sep 23, 07:55
Monaco's Moroccan midfielder Nabil Dirar celebrates after scoring a goal with Monaco's French midfielder Jeremy Toulalan during the French L1 football match Monaco (ASM) vs Guingamp (EAG) on September 21, 2014
Preview: Montpellier HSC vs. AS Monaco
Sports Mole previews the Ligue 1 clash between Montpellier and Monaco as last season's runners-up attempt to build on two consecutive victories.
Sep 22, 23:26
Manchester City's English midfielder Frank Lampard acknowledges the crowd after scoring his goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on September 21, 2014
Premier League weekend: Five talking points
Sports Mole picks out five of the biggest talking points to have come out of the 10 most recent Premier League encounters.
Sep 22, 12:13
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 could end Radamel Falcao's loan over knee issues
Manchester United could reportedly send Radamel Falcao back to Monaco prior to the end of his loan stint if he suffers a recurrence of a knee injury.
Sep 22, 08:50
Jamie Redknapp at the HMV Football Extravaganza in London on February 3, 2009
Jamie Redknapp slams "appalling" Manchester United
Jamie Redknapp says that Manchester United can have no excuses after being beaten 5-3 by Leicester City.
Sep 22, 00:10
Leonardo Ulloa of Leicester City scores his team's fifth goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on September 21, 2014
Result: Leicester City stun Manchester United with comeback victory
Leciester City stage a memorable comeback to defeat 10-man Manchester United 5-3 at the King Power Stadium.
Sep 21, 15:24
Tables
TeamPGDPTS
1Marseille101725
2Paris Saint-Germain101118
3Bordeaux10618
4Lyon101117
5Saint-Etienne10017
6Nantes10116
7Metz10115
8Lille10115
9Toulouse10014
10AS Monaco10-114
11Montpellier HSC10-114
12Nice10-414
13Rennes10-212
14Reims10-1011
15Lorient10-410
16Bastia10-510
17Evian TG10-710
18Caen10-19
19Guingamp10-89
20Lens10-58