Falcao: I won't rule out Italian move
January 8, 2013
Radamel Falcao has indicated that he would be open to a future move to Serie A.
PA PhotosFalcao has been linked with a host of clubs
Falcao, 26, has scored 42 goals in 49 league games for La Liga club Atletico Madrid and has been linked with a summer move to Chelsea, Manchester City or Real Madrid.
However, speaking at the Ballon d’Or ceremony in Zurich on Monday, the Colombia international, who was named in the FIFPro Team of the Year, indicated that his future could lie in Italy.
"Right now I am thinking only of the present,” he told reporters. “However, you can never say never - who knows what is in store for me? I do not exclude a future in Italy. I do have a favourite club [there], but I would prefer not to tell you.
"It has been a great year. I want to thank God for being involved in the Team of the Year as well, because all of the players but me are from either Barcelona or Real Madrid.
"The support from my team has been amazing, I have been shown a lot of support and love. The aim with Atletico is to reach better results than last season. We are still fighting for the Cup and Europa League, so we must keep on playing like this.”
The comments follow an earlier interview in which he spoke of his admiration for former Milan striker Filippo Inzaghi.
“I asked Mario Yepes to ask Inzaghi to sign a Milan shirt for me,” he told TuttoSport. “He is a striker I have always really admired because of his eye for goal. He has inspired me with his style of play."