#360transfers: Falcao nears Chelsea move, Juanmi joins Saints

Sport360 staff 05:45 17/06/2015
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Blues brothers: Falcao and Cuadrado.

Chelsea have reportedly reached an agreement with Monaco to sign striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan.

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Several reports have claimed the Premier League champions are poised to bring the Colombia international back to England following last season’s unsuccessful stint with Manchester United.

The 29-year-old scored just four goals in 29 appearances for United and the club opted not to take up an option to sign the player on a permanent deal.

That recent record may not have put off Chelsea, who are on the lookout for a new forward following the departure of Didier Drogba.

Manager Jose Mourinho recently spoke of his admiration for the player – who boasted a prolific record prior to joining United – but there has been no confirmation from either club of a possible deal.

Meanwhile, Southampton have made Juanmi their first signing of the summer after securing the Spanish forward on a four-year contract.

The 22-year-old arrives at St Mary’s from La Liga club Malaga for around £5 million (Dh28.7m), for whom he scored eight league goals last season.

The forward said: “I am anxious and I want to start as soon as possible. This is a big club and it has shown a lot of trust in me.”

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