Rumour: Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao fears his stay at Old Trafford maybe temporary
The striker was left out of the squad that lost to Southampton due to 'tactical reasons'
Radamel Falcao fears that his loan deal at the Old Trafford will not be made permanent after he was omitted from the 18-man squad for last weekend’s clash against Southampton. The 29-year-old was told by Van Gaal that he was left out due to tactical reasons. The Colombian forward has scored three goals in 604 minutes played so far with Manchester United.
According to Sportsmail, Falcao is pressing hard to impress Van Gaal as he wishes to turn his loan deal into a permanent £43 million transfer from Monaco at the end of the season. The footballer has also been putting in extra hours in training after recovering from a calf injury.
Falcao believes that he has to do twice as much as the other players to convince Van Gaal to include him in the playing XI. Daley Blind, one of Van Gaal’s signings was restored to the starting lineup against Southampton after he recovered from a knee injury that kept him out for two months.
The Red Devils are currently paying Falcao £280,000 per week and must come forth with a final decision over whether or not to sign a permanent deal with him.
According to the latest reports, Falcao is expected to return to his team when they visit QPR this weekend following the news that Robin van Persie suffered a muscle injury on Sunday and was advised by his doctors to stay put instead of travelling to Zurich to attend the Ballon D’Or Ceremony.