Manchester United have now announced the signing of Falcao from AS Monaco in a loan-deal with a view to be permanent, and on Tuesday morning they released the information that Falcao will be wearing number 9 at United.
Falcao flew into Manchester on Monday evening to complete his signing from AS Monaco, arriving by private jet before being transported to Carrington to complete his personal terms and a four-hour medical, especially to asses his ACL injury.
It wasn’t until 1:30am to when Manchester United officially announced that Falcao was indeed a United player at last. He celebrated by going out for a late night/early morning chinese with his agent before returning to the clubs hotel in central Manchester.
Pictured below, Manchester United’s new number 9: