Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho drops big hint over Radamel Falcao signing


Jose Mourinho has dropped a big hint that a swoop for Colombian striker Radamel Falcao could be on the horizon for Chelsea.

Falcao, 29, returned to parent club AS Monaco after a disappointing season on loan at Manchester United in 2014-15 where he managed to score just four goals in 29 appearances for the Red Devils.

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Monaco is still looking to offload Falcao this season and the former FC Porto and Atletico Madrid striker, who proved to be prolific at both of those clubs with 142 goals in 178 games before lean spells in France and England, could be given the chance to regain his scoring touch at Chelsea under Mourinho.

Speaking on the even of the 2015 Copa America tournament to DirecTV Sport in South America, the Chelsea boss had the following to say when asked about the possibility of Falcao arriving at Stamford Bridge…

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Gary Lineker: I “needed a shower” after lobbying FIFA delegates for World Cup votes


Just how grimy and unsavory is the world of FIFA? Given the recent goings-on regarding world football’s governing body, many of us may think we know, but according to England national team Gary Lineker, we have no idea.

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England’s leading all-time international goalscorer shed a few rays of light this week on the not-so-pretty underbelly of FIFA, what he calls the “murky world” of football politics.

Lineker, a regular contributor to NBC Sports’ coverage of the Premier League, was speaking at the launch of BT Sport’s (UK) European football coverage, and had the following to say on his involvement in England’s lobbying efforts to host the 2018 World Cup, which was ultimately awarded to Russia:

“I couldn’t bear it. I wasn’t really involved in the bid but at the last minute they asked me to come over – I think because they…

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