Falcao on brink of Monaco return

December 18, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Monaco striker Radamel Falcao could make his long-awaited return to action at home to Valenciennes on Friday after recovering from a thigh injury.

The Colombia international, 27, has missed the club's last four league matches with the problem, which Monaco said he suffered while on international duty last month.

Several reports in the French media had speculated that the injury was a smokescreen for behind-the-scenes negotiations between the club and Falcao, ...

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