Chelsea flop Falcao reportedly targeted by Turkish side Fenerbahce where former United striker Robin van Persie also plays.

The Colombian striker spent last term on loan at Old Trafford from Monaco but suffered a miserable time with Manchester United, scoring just four goals in 29 appearances.

With Chelsea this season his performance also failed to impress manager Jose Mourinho while injuries restricted him to just one goal in 11 matches.

Now according to Turkish media outlet Takvim, the Blues have decided to bring Falcao’s season-long loan to a premature end, ahead of an interest from Fenerbahce where former EPL striker van Persie is also playing and the Turkish side hopes to reunite Falcao with his ex-Manchester United team-mate van Persie in Istambul.

It is suggested the Turkish league giants are ready to contact Monaco to assess whether a successful deal can be completed. Earlier La Liga side Valencia were also interested to offer Falcao an escape route.

This news comes following The Sun’s report that an interest from several MLS clubs, with Columbus Crew appears to be favourites to sign the struggling striker.

However, Falcao’s former River Plate team-mate, Federico Higuain, recently backed the 29-year-old Colombian, suggesting he is still one of the best attackers in the world.

“He could play at the top level in the MLS. Now we wait to see what his choice will be,” said Higuain.

“Sometimes your team help you because they are playing well – sometimes the opposite occurs.

“But we are still talking about a fantastic striker.”

While it is still uncertain whether Fenerbahce are interested to sign him on loan or a permanent deal. Monaco are also reluctant to bear Falcao’s exorbitant wages and are ready to see him stay away from the current side.
It also remains to be seen if the Colombian manages to convince Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho to keep him at Stamford Bridge until the end of this season or moves to Turkey to regain his lost form.

Reports are saying, Falcao himself has decided to move away from Chelsea, but that would require the confirmation of Monaco as well, who might not agree so easily. The Ligue 1 club cannot afford Falcao’s wages right now, so they would be planning another loan or some other financial arrangement for the Colombian.  



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