Radamel Falcao is set to have his loan deal at Chelsea cancelled by the club in the coming days, ​according to reports in France.

The Colombian suffered a cruciate ligament injury while at Monaco in January 2014, and after racing to get back to fitness he joined Manchester United on a season-long loan agreement that summer. 

Falcao however failed to hit former heights at Old Trafford, scoring four goals before choosing not to take up their option to sign him permanently.

Premier League champions Chelsea then confirmed they'd signed Falcao on a similar deal at the start of this season, though he has struggled for form after being hit by further injuries during his time in London. As a result, the player is reported to have returned to Monaco as the Blues seek to terminate the loan deal at just over it's half way point.

He has found the net just once in 11 appearances for the Blues, and is now said to be holding discussions with his parent club about his future. Monaco are believed to be happy to welcome the player back to their first team squad, even if it means they have to shoulder the entirety of the hefty wage packet they agreed with the player when they initially signed him.


The termination of Falcao's loan could well mean Patrick Bamford is given a bigger role in first team affairs at Stamford Bridge, given his own loan deal at Crystal Palace was cut short earlier in the transfer window.

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