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Former club 'willing to move mountains' to bring Chelsea flop Falcao back

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Not Monaco.
Not Atlético.
Not even Porto.

Argentina's River Plate are the club who are 'willing to move mountains' to get their former star back this summer.  Over a decade ago, when Falcao was just 19, it was at the legendary Argentinian side that he broke onto the scene and earned his move to Europe.

"If Falcao decides to come back to River, he has the doors open to him, we started talking six months ago."

Which would mean that in addition to a return to Monaco and perhaps an offer from China, Falcao also had this offer on the table during the January transfer window.  An ill-timed injury ended all speculation of a possible move at the time, but with Chelsea not being silly enough to pick up the buy-option on his loan, Falcao is basically free to pick his next destination this summer (provided the teams can work out the finances of course).

"Utopias, impossible dreams do not exist for me."

"It was an impossible dream for [Fernando] Cavenaghi to come back, but he did. It was impossible to bring back [Andres] D'Alessandro and he came. We will see... we do not lose hope, it depends on his attitude. D'Alessandro came back because he wanted to, or else it could not have happened."

"It's the same story with Falcao, if he wants to play at River we will move mountains to bring him back."

-Rodolfo D'Onofrio, River Plate president; source: Goal

I mean they've got to be more like molehills at his point, no?

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