Villas-Boas wants to sign Chelsea player in January, Mourinho loves him

Radamel Falcao


Former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas is keen to sign the Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao on loan when the transfer window reopens in January.

The former Manchester United player has struggled to deliver since joining the Blues on loan and has been linked with a move away from the Premier League.

Falcao joined Manchester United on loan last season, but the Colombian striker struggled to fit in at Old Trafford. After the lack of chances under Louis Van Gaal, Falcao decided to join Chelsea in the summer where Mourinho promised to help him get back to his old self.

Mourinho explained his decision to sign Falcao in the summer and claimed that he is not the player everyone saw at Manchester United. The Chelsea manager also expressed his admiration for the player.

However it has not quite worked out for the former Atletico Madrid striker who seems badly out of touch since his cruciate ligament injury.

According to Duncan Castles, Villas-Boas, the current manager of Zenit St Petersburg has offered to take Falcao on loan for half a season and is keen to reunite the Colombian with Hulk, his attacking partner from Porto.

Villas-Boas has already coached Falcao at Porto and is aware of his strengths and weaknesses. The Portuguese manager wants to offer Falcao a way out and will be able to provide him with a fresh start and guaranteed Champions League football.

It will be interesting to see if Falcao and Chelsea come to an agreement about the move. But considering his current form and the slump Chelsea are in, it would be a wise decision to jump ship once again.

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