Chelsea mull mega-million move for Falcao

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Radamel Falcao and Monaco were convincing against PSG.GettyImagesRadamel Falcao is said to be looking to leave Monaco.

Chelsea will need to produce an offer worth around 80 million pounds in order to land their top transfer target, Radamel Falcao.

The Daily Star reports Falcao's employers Monaco have told Blues officials that they are looking for a stellar bid, otherwise they will not part with the Colombian front-man. One solution for Jose Mourinho, and those wanting Falcao at Stamford Bridge, would be to give Fernando Torres or Demba Ba as a part-exchange deal, which would significantly lower the amount of cash needed.

Widespread reports out of Spain, meanwhile, state Falcao has asked his Ligue 1 bosses if he can go out on loan as he is becoming increasingly frustrated with life in France.

Something has to give at Manchester United, and soon. Anderson could be the one to make way in midfield, with the Daily Mirror indicating manager David Moyes is considering selling the Brazilian to Porto in January. It is said the Portuguese giants are interested in Anderson, who could be replaced by Benfica midfielder Nemanja Matic.

Finally, Arsenal goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski is considering a January switch to Bundesliga outfit Schalke, the Daily Mail reports. Often the understudy in north London over the years, Fabianski wants a shot to be a club's No. 1, and Schalke have seemingly lost faith in shot-stopper Timo Hildebrand. The German club has also been linked with Real Madrid's Iker Casillas, but Fabianski would appear a more realistic transfer target.

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