Radamel Falcao, who is being paid £190,000 a week, has spent the best part of this season in the stands after Manchester United agreed a £16m fee to loan him from Monaco. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images
Radamel Falcao is having to ice his left knee following every training session and match to mitigate against further damage following the serious injury he suffered in January.
With Falcao already facing a fight to regain a first-team place, the condition of his knee is bound to be a factor when the club weigh up whether to make his loan permanent next summer.
Falcao was signed by Louis van Gaal on the closing day of the transfer window in a season-long deal worth £16m to Monaco. The 28-year-old had suffered anterior cruciate damage in January, an injury that prevented him from playing in Colombia’s World Cup campaign.
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It's so sad. I feel bad for the guy but I'm really glad that Arsenal didn't get him.