Following on from comments made by striker Radamel Falcao, who is currently on loan at Chelsea, stating that he wanted to leave the Premier League in the last January transfer window, come reports in France that he could be heading back to the club he is actually contracted to- AS Monaco.
Monaco initially loaned him out to Manchester United but, having made little impact and seemingly unfancied by head coach Louis van Gaal, he was moved on after one season, to Chelsea.
Continuing from exactly where he left off at United, not much has happened for him at Stamford Bridge, aside from some injuries, and the player himself indicated that he would be looking for another club.
The main obstacle to his efforts to find a new place to actually- far-fetched as it might seem- play some football, is his stupendous pay packet, not because he puts it in the back pocket of his shorts and its otherworldly bulk stops him running around, but because no club in their right mind would want to pay him an obscene £145’000 a week.
That figure looks even more improbable, if such a thing were possible, coming off the back of his last two half-arsed, shoddy seasons in the Premier League.
However, rumours have it that he may finally be offered some respite by a move back to his parent club. AS Monaco haven’t had to pay him for a couple of years, are looking for a striker, and, well, just remembered that they actually own a striker.
Sure, Falcao has been awful in England, but that probably doesn’t matter, as he was formerly very good when, crucially, he was not in England. Some fans on Twitter are already calling Falcao’s transfer the worst Chelsea signing ever.