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Falcao

28-Year-Old Forward     Manchester United  Premier      Full Name: Radamel Falcao


Colombia

STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Calf    EST. RETURN:  12/8/2014
Birthdate:  February 10, 1986    Birthplace:  Santa Marta, Colombia
Nationality:  Colombia    Height:  5' 10"    Weight:  159 lbs    

November 20, 2014    Falcao News

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Falcao has missed the last three games because of a calf injury picked up in training, and manager Louis van Gaal said Friday that he will miss at least two more weeks.

Falcao's time at United has been extremely limited due to injuries, and the loan looks like a failure so far, potentially prompting the club to not purchase him after the season, which appeared to be all but done just a few weeks ago. Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney will continue to start together.

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Falcao: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

November 18, 2014

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Falcao (foot) is in contention to play Saturday against Arsenal after rehabbing with the club over the international break, according to the Telegraph.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said last week that he did not expect Falcao to be fit enough to play against Arsenal, then noted that he probably couldn't play 90 minutes due to his knee issues. Falcao reportedly has to ice his surgically-repaired knee after every training session, leaving him less than 100 percent for matches. Even if he is fit enough to play against Arsenal, it's possible that Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie will continue to start together, leaving Falcao as a substitute.

November 11, 2014

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Manager Louis van Gaal said he does not expect Falcao to play against Arsenal on Nov. 22 after the international break, The Guardian reports. Falcao reportedly must ice his knee after every training session, while his foot is still not 100 percent.

Van Gaal opened the possibility that Falcao could be available off the bench, but he hasn't played in a number of weeks and doesn't have nearly the fitness to play a full 90 minutes. Given how weak he's been with United, it's entirely possible they do not follow through with signing him from his loan at the end of the season.

November 8, 2014

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Falcao (foot) is not in the 18-man squad to face Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney will start up front yet again, with Falcao's next opportunity to play coming Nov. 22 at Arsenal.

November 6, 2014

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Falcao (foot) is in serious doubt for Saturday's match against Crystal Palace, Omnisport reports.

Falcao has been off the pitch since Oct. 20 and it seems highly doubtful that he'll make his return Saturday. His next opportunity to make a return will be against Arsenal on Nov. 22.

October 31, 2014

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal confirmed Friday that Falcao will not play Sunday against Manchester City due to his foot injury.

Falcao was unable to play last weekend against Chelsea, but at the time van Gaal said he was confident he would return for the Manchester derby. That won't be the case, though the good news for United is that Wayne Rooney is fit and returns from suspension.

October 28, 2014

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Falcao missed last weekend's match against Chelsea after picking up a foot injury in training, but he is expected to play in Sunday's Manchester derby, the Manchester Evening News reports.

United manager Louis van Gaal said Falcao picked up the knock in training Thursday, but he is confident he'll be able to play against City. However, it's unclear if he'll have a spot in the starting XI, with Wayne Rooney expected back from a three-match red-card ban, though he is also dealing with a slight foot injury himself.

October 26, 2014

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Manager Louis van Gaal said Sunday that Falcao did not play against Chelsea because "he took a kick in training and couldn't play," but added that he did not think the injury was serious.

With Wayne Rooney returning next weekend for the Manchester derby, Falcao could remain on the bench, which would obviously hinder his fantasy production.