Real Madrid Could Make A Move For Atlético Star Falcao, According To Spanish Press

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Colombian striker Radamel Falcao is on Real Madrid's agenda, according to El Confidencial and Punto Pelota. Even though their credibility isn't great, Falcao's father stated a couple of months ago that his son's wish was to play for Real Madrid. After Atlético Madrid sold Kun Agüero to Manchester City to prevent Real Madrid from signing him, Falcao might bring another chapter to the war these two neighbors are fighting.

It's clear that if Falcao keeps playing at the level he's performing in this beginning of the season, the Colombian player won't stay at Atlético Madrid. Reports from England say Chelsea would be interested in signing him this very same winter, but if Real Madrid really is on the race to sign him, Falcao could easily choose to stay in Madrid, but buying a house near the Santiago Bernabéu.

My son's dream is to play for Real Madrid

That's what Falcao's father said last August. Twice. That statement brought panic to the Vicente Calderón stadium and forced Falcao to say he wants to stay at Atlético Madrid. But couldn't he be playing for a Champions League contender? He has now scored 8 goals in 6 league appearances, and he also got a hat-trick in the European Supercup Final against Chelsea. That's when Roman Abramóvich decided that he wanted Falcao on his team, according to reports.

Real Madrid would make a move for him if Higuaín tries to move elsewhere. Last season, El Pipita was convinced by José Mourinho and finally stayed at the Santiago Bernabéu, but Karim Benzema seems to be Real Madrid's starting striker, so Higuaín could seek a move out from Real Madrid once again. That way, Real Madrid would have an aerial threat in its roster. Neither Higuaín nor Benzema are that kind of player, but Falcao represents the classic number 9 player to perfection.

It's still a long way to go until 2013's summer, and this might just be some rumors to entertain people during a FIFA break. But Falcao would be a great addition for Real Madrid, that's for sure.

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