Falcao focused on Man United, plays down Juventus transfer link

Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao plays down reports that Juventus are chasing him.


Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao has played down speculation over a move to Juventus and insisted he is focused on playing for Louis van Gaal’s side.

The 29-year-old has largely disappointed in the Premier League since his big-money loan move from AS Monaco with a return of just four goals in 19 games from all competitions.

However Falcao, who was back among the goals with a four-minute brace for Colombia on Thursday, insists he is 100 per cent committed to his stay at Old Trafford, despite talk of a move away.

"Juventus looking for me? They talk a lot, but now I’m focused 100% on Manchester United," he told Colombia’s Radio Caracol.

The striker has struggled for starts at his new club and has been left out of Van Gaal’s United starting line-up since February, including crucial matches again Liverpool and Arsenal in recent weeks.

He admitted earlier this week that he needs to be at a club where he can play more regularly and, once again, reiterated his desire for more first-team football with just eight games left to play this season.

He continued: "Before the end of the season there are some crucial matches and I hope that this situation will change."

United play local-rivals City on April 12 before vital games against Chelsea and Arsenal as they seek to finish in one of the Champions League qualification spots.


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