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Colombia Reports and Radio Caracol in a h/t to VOXXI links Atletico Madrid's Radamel Falcao with Real Madrid. According to the report, Real Madrid is willing to pay Atletico Madrid and its owner the Doyen Group.
The payment would consist of two payments which would total $72 million to Atletico Madrid and Doyen. VOXXI reports that Falcao's father stated his son always dreamed of playing for Los Merengues.
The report looks good in theory but it will not happen for these reasons.
1. According to a report by The Daily Mail, Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is willing to spend $79.4m to sign Falcao.
2. Atletico Madrid is in debt and is supposedly non-compliant with the Financial Fair Play rules approved by UEFA.
a. According to The Telegraph, the club owes the Spanish government $2.14m in taxes and Social Security.
b. El Pais in a h/t to The Telegraph reports that Atletico Madrid pays a 4.5 percent interest on their $182m debt to Spain. The total is almost $24m annually to the Spanish Government.
3. The Daily Mail reported on a possible exchange between Chelsea and Atletico Madrid. The exchange would involve Falcao in Chelsea and Torres in Atletico Madrid. The exchange would need to comply with the UEFA Financial Fair Play rules.
4. Falcao denies wanting to leave Atletico Madrid. The denial was reported and appreciated in an article published at ESPN FC.