No Real Madrid offer for Falcao, insist Monaco

The French side have insisted that their star attacker is going nowhere amid rumours linking him with the Liga giants

Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev has laughed off suggestions that Radamel Falcao is set to leave the Ligue 1 outfit for Real Madrid.

The Colombia international, who recently returned to the pitch after a lengthy spell on the sidelines due to a knee injury, is continually being linked with a move to the Champions League holders, but Monaco have made it clear the striker is not going anywhere this summer.

“We have met several times with Real Madrid representatives [during talks for James Rodriguez’s transfer], but we never even spoke about Falcao,” Vasilyev told L’Equipe.

“There has not been an offer and we are not in negotiations. The truth is that Falcao will play with Monaco again in 2014-15.

“Falcao looks happy. I think he’s glad to be over the injury and be back with his team-mates.

“Sunday’s performance against Arsenal confirmed Falcao’s status as a great forward. He missed the World Cup through injury and that’s always tough psychologically, but he has character and I hope this will be his season at Monaco.”

The 28-year-old, who joined Monaco from Atletico Madrid last year, has a contract with the Stade Louis II side until June 2018.

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