Previous
Albirex Niigata FC
Tampines Rovers
11:30 AM GMT
Game Details
FC Ingolstadt 04
TSV 1860 Munich
7:15 PM GMT
Game Details
AJ Auxerre
Angers
7:30 PM GMT
Game Details
AS Roma
Juventus
7:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Celta Vigo
Elche
7:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Belenenses
Paços de Ferreira
8:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Newell's Old Boys
Vélez Sarsfield
12:10 AM GMT Mar 3, 2015
Game Details
Next

Sources: Ibe out for 4 weeks

Liverpool
Read

Mou: Utd in title race

Chelsea
Read
 By PA Sport

Radamel Falcao joins Manchester United on one-year loan from Monaco

Manchester United have completed the signing of Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a one-year loan deal with an option to make the switch permanent.

News of the Colombian's move to Old Trafford had begun to surface early on transfer deadline day but it was not until the early hours of Tuesday morning that the Red Devils announced they had got the deal over the line.

"Manchester United is delighted to announce that Radamel Falcao has joined the club on a one-year loan deal from AS Monaco, with an option to buy at the end of the loan period," read a United statement.

Summer transfer window roundup

- Premier League: Team-by-team ins and outs
- Transfer Centre: All the done deals
- Marcotti: Mind-boggling transfers
- Delaney: What did we learn on deadline day?
- Horncastle: European transfer grades
- Smith: Transfers more important than the game?
- Macintosh: We worship goals, not balance sheets

The Red Devils will pay Monaco between five million and six million pounds for the Colombia striker and the club have confirmed they will cover the player's wages, according to Press Association Sport. However, the club insist reports they will pay the 28-year-old almost 350,000 pounds a week are wide of the mark.

United had to gain an extension -- allowed under Premier League rules on production of a declaration from all three parties of their intention to finalise the deal -- in order to get the paperwork through but were still not in a position to announce the deal two-and-a-half hours after the deadline had passed.

Falcao scored just nine goals in 17 games an injury-shortened 2013-14 season for Monaco. He also sat out the 2014 World Cup for Colombia because of the injury.

In the two seasons before last with Atletico Madrid, Falcao scored 28 and 24 goals, respectively.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.