Radamel Falcao fails to get Spain move, China next option

Radamel Falcao failed to get a move back to Spain and may now have to go to China if he is to end his Chelsea hell.

The striker moved to Chelsea in July after an unsuccessful season-long loan at Manchester United, but has scored only once in 11 appearances and not featured since October due to a thigh injury.

Chelsea's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao takes part in a team training session at Chelsea's training ground in Cobham in south west London
Chelsea’s Colombian striker Radamel Falcao takes part in a team training session at Chelsea’s training ground in Cobham in south west London – AFP

The Blues are said to want to cut the ill-fated loan deal short and, according to Spanish media reports, allowed the Colombian to travel to Madrid on deadline day.

Super-agent Jorge Mendes was also in Madrid to try to negotiate the terms of what would be a complicated deal involving Chelsea, Atleti and Falcao’s parent clubMonaco. Valencia were also linked with the striker.

However, with Mendes unable to strike a deal, Falcao’s next option could be a move to China, according to the Telegraph.

The Colombia striker was earlier this month linked with a return to Monaco, but the Ligue 1 club said the move fell through due to concerns about his fitness.

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