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Falcao Looking to Leave Monaco?

  • BBC Sport, Wednesday, August 21, 2013 2:24 PM
Less than three months after Radamel Falcao joined AS Monaco in a blockbuster $80 million deal, reports in Spain claim the striker is already looking to leave, as the Colombian is unhappy about the standoff between the principality club and Ligue 1, which could adversely affect his tax-free salary.

However, on Wednesday the 27-year-old sought to quash those claims, saying: "Everything is false. I believe in the project and I'm staying," he said.

Meanwhile, Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester City have all reportedly renewed their interest in the striker since the reports in Spain surfaced, although Monaco coach Claudio Ranieri insists his star player is going nowhere: "They are just rumous, always rumors and just to make up stories," the Italian said. "Falcao is staying here, he's happy and his daughter was born here."

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