Radamel Falcao

Position: Striker
Team: AS Monaco
Born: February 10, 1986 (age 28)
Hometown: Santa Marta, Colombia
Height: 5ft 10in
Nationality: Colombian
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: Juventus to launch Radamel Falcao bid in January
Juventus will reportedly try to sign Manchester United's loan striker Radamel Falcao in January.
10:50
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
Radamel Falcao: 'Level of competition at Manchester United is good for everyone'
Manchester United loanee Radamel Falcao insists that the level of competition at the club is healthy and can only be good for the Old Trafford outfit.
Dec 17, 18:56
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
Juan Mata: 'Radamel Falcao a great professional'
Manchester United playmaker Juan Mata says that teammate Radamel Falcao is a "great professional" who is training hard in an effort to gain a starting place at the club.
Dec 17, 17:00
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: 'I want to stay at Manchester United'
Colombian striker Radamel Falcao insists that he wants to remain at loan club Manchester United despite not getting many minutes on the pitch under Louis van Gaal.
Dec 17, 15:26
Manchester United's Dutch striker Robin van Persie (2nd L) celebrates scoring their third goal with Juan Mata and Wayne Rooney during the game with Liverpool on December 14, 2014
Wayne Rooney organises second Manchester United Christmas party
Wayne Rooney books The Neighbourhood out until 2am as part of a second Christmas party for his Manchester United teammates.
Dec 16, 12:56
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
Bryan Robson: 'Louis van Gaal's training caused injuries at Manchester United'
Brian Robson believes that Louis van Gaal's training methods have caused some of the casualties on the club's injury list.
Dec 14, 22:57
Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet of Liverpool gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013
Team News: Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet dropped for Manchester United clash
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is dropped for their trip to Manchester United in the Premier League.
Dec 14, 12:35
James Wilson of Manchester United celebrates scoring the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on May 6, 2014
James Wilson to start against Liverpool?
A Manchester-based journalist claims that teenage striker James Wilson is likely to start up front for Manchester United against old rivals Liverpool.
Dec 14, 10:17
Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on November 8, 2014
Louis van Gaal: 'Robin van Persie was lucky to keep his place'
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal reveals that he may have dropped Robin van Persie from his starting lineup last month, had Radamel Falcao been fit.
Dec 14, 03:44
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
Louis Saha: 'Radamel Falcao must be patient'
Former Manchester United striker Louis Saha insists that patience is key for Radamel Falcao, who has yet to see his Old Trafford career take off.
Dec 13, 09:26
Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on November 8, 2014
Live Coverage: Louis van Gaal's weekly Manchester United press conference
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal speaking to the media ahead of his side's match against Liverpool.
Dec 12, 16:15
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
Denis Law: 'Radamel Falcao will come good at Manchester United'
Radamel Falcao is "a very good player" who will soon prove his worth at Manchester United, according to Old Trafford legend Denis Law.
Dec 11, 12:32
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 reveals Ruud van Nistelrooy admiration
Radamel Falcao reveals that he looked up to former Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy as a youngster.
Dec 10, 12:57
Mike Phelan looks on before the UEFA Champions League Group H match between CFR 1907 Cluj and Manchester United at the Constantin Radulescu Stadium on October 2, 2012
Mike Phelan: 'Manchester United injury problems down to Louis van Gaal'
Mike Phelan says that Manchester United's current spate of injuries could be down to the methods employed by manager Louis van Gaal on the training field.
Dec 10, 07:06
Wilfried Bony of Swansea City celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Leicester City at Liberty Stadium on October 25, 2014
Wilfried Bony on the move? Three Premier League suitors
Sports Mole picks out three Premier League clubs that would benefit from signing Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony in January.
Dec 8, 12:08
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: 'Radamel Falcao needs to prove fitness'
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is adamant that Radamel Falcao will not start for his side until he can prove he can last a full game in the Premier League.
Dec 8, 02:35
Monaco's Belgian midfielder Yannick Ferreira Carrasco (R) celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Monaco vs Saint Etienne on October 5, 2013
Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco: 'I need to score more for AS Monaco'
AS Monaco midfielder Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco says that he needs to start scoring more goals for the French club.
Dec 2, 21:36
Robin van Persie of Manchester United (R) celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on November 29, 2014
Preview: Manchester United vs. Stoke City
Sports Mole previews Manchester United's Premier League clash with Stoke City at Old Trafford as the improving hosts seek a fourth consecutive victory.
Dec 1, 18:45
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
Ander Herrera: 'Manchester United are lucky to have Radamel Falcao'
Ander Herrera feels that Manchester United are fortunate to have Radamel Falcao at the club this season and feels that the striker will find his form soon enough.
Nov 30, 05:29
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
Manchester United 'give Radamel Falcao April deadline'
Injury-prone striker Radamel Falcao will be given until April to prove that he is worthy of a permanent stay at Manchester United, according to reports.
Nov 30, 02:06
Robin van Persie of Manchester United (R) celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on November 29, 2014
Result: Robin van Persie scores as Manchester United stroll to win over Hull City
Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney both get on the scoresheet as Manchester United beat Hull City 3-0 at Old Trafford to record their third straight Premier League win.
Nov 29, 16:52
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, Marcos Rojo return for Manchester United against Hull City
Juan Mata and Marcos Rojo return for Manchester United's Premier League match with Hull City at Old Trafford, while Robin van Persie is preferred to Radamel Falcao.
Nov 29, 14:16
Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on November 8, 2014
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal wants "at least fourth" at end of season
Louis van Gaal says that Manchester United should finish "at least" fourth at the end of the season.
Nov 28, 15:31
Robin van Persie of Manchester United celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Cardiff City at Old Trafford on January 28, 2014
Manchester United's Louis van Gaal tells Robin van Persie to fight for his place
Louis van Gaal tells Robin van Persie that he needs to fight for his place at Manchester United, with Radamel Falcao waiting in the wings.
Nov 28, 15:15
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, Marcos Rojo in line for Manchester United return
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal reveals that Radamel Falcao and Marcos Rojo could return from injury against Hull City on Saturday afternoon.
Nov 28, 13:01
Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on November 8, 2014
Live Coverage: Louis van Gaal's weekly Manchester United press conference
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal's pre-match press conference.
Nov 28, 12:15
Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguyan forward Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group F football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Ajax Amsterdam on November 25, 2014
Manchester United 'to make £50m Edinson Cavani offer'
Edinson Cavani emerges as a £50m target for Manchester United, who are said to have ditched plans to sign Radamel Falcao on a permanent deal next summer.
Nov 28, 08:17
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney celebrates after Arsenal's own goal on November 22, 2014
Preview: Manchester United vs. Hull City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Man United and Hull at Old Trafford as the hosts seek to maintain their place in the Champions League spots.
Nov 27, 18:50
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.
Nov 24, 15:17
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
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1Marseille182038
2Paris Saint-Germain181937
3Lyon181836
4Saint-Etienne18733
5Bordeaux18431
6AS Monaco18429
7Rennes18-128
8Nantes18127
9Montpellier HSC18225
10Reims18-725
11Nice18-322
12Lille17-121
13Guingamp18-1121
14Lorient18-420
15Toulouse18-720
16Evian TG17-919
17Metz18-919
18Bastia18-717
19Lens18-616
20Caen18-1014