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Radamel Falcao ‘closes in on shock move to LaLiga new boys Rayo Vallecano’

Radamel Falcao ‘closes in on shock move to LaLiga new boys Rayo Vallecano as the former Manchester United and Chelsea striker agrees to terminate his contract with Galatasaray’

  • Radamel Falcao is closing in on a shock move to LaLiga side Rayo Vallecano 
  • The former Man United and Chelsea striker is currently with Galatasaray
  • Reports in Italy claim he has negotiated the termination of his contract
  • The 35-year-old has also had interest from Serie A side Genoa and Venezia 

Radamel Falcao is reportedly close to sealing a shock move to LaLiga new boys Rayo Vallecano.

The former Manchester United and Chelsea striker is currently with Turkish club Galatasaray, who he joined from the Red Devils in 2019.

But Spanish journalist Juan Pablo Murillo reports the 35-year-old is closing in on a surprise transfer to newly promoted Rayo Vallecano. 

Radamel Falcao is reportedly close to sealing a shock move to LaLiga new boys Rayo Vallecano

Italian football journalist Gianluca Di Marzio also claims Falcao has negotiated the termination of his contract with Galatasaray.

The forward was said to be disappointed the club missed out on qualification for the Champions League last season. 

According to Get Italian Football News, Falcao also had interest from Serie A sides Genoa and Venezia but both clubs have seen negotiations breakdown.

The forward was said to be disappointed Galatasaray missed out on qualification for the Champions League last season

The forward was said to be disappointed Galatasaray missed out on qualification for the Champions League last season

The 35-year-old endured a difficult spell at English clubs Manchester United and Chelsea

The 35-year-old endured a difficult spell at English clubs Manchester United and Chelsea

The striker spent the best years of his career with Monaco, Atletico Madrid and Porto.

The Colombia international scored 72 goals in 87 games for Porto and 83 goals in 140 appearances for Monaco. He then managed 70 in 91 matches for Atletico before joining the Red Devils. 

His time at Old Trafford was less successful, with just four goals in 29 games before an equally disappointing loan with Chelsea – which yieleded one goal in one goal in 12 games.

Falcao has had enjoyed a better spell in Turkey. Across the last two campaigns, he has scored 20 goals in 43 matches.

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