Chelsea Transfer Rumours: Pros and Cons of Signing Radamel Falcao

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Chelsea Transfer Rumours: Pros and Cons of Signing Radamel Falcao
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Radamel Falcao is one of the most sought-after strikers in world football and the Colombian could be playing in the Premier League next season.

The 27-year-old has been linked with a host of clubs, including Manchester United (the Daily Mail)Manchester City (Daily Mail), Arsenal (Daily Mail) and Chelsea (Daily Mail).

However, if reports on Goal.com are to be believed, Chelsea are front-runners in the bid to be Falcao’s next employer.

The Atletico Madrid forward has enjoyed two excellent seasons in La Liga and it’s no surprise that he has Premier League sides scrambling for his signature.

This season’s statistics speak for themselves: 26 goals in 31 starts in La Liga, a brace in three Copa del Rey outings, one goal in two appearances in the Europa League and a hat-trick in the UEFA Supercup—against none other than Chelsea (via Transfermarkt). 

But would Falcao be a good fit at Stamford Bridge? There are reasons to suggest he would be an overwhelming success, but there are also warning signs that he could be another expensive mistake for the Blues.

Here are the pros and cons about Falcao’s potential move to Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea side.

Agree or disagree? Why don't you let us know what you think in the comments below.

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