Radamel Falcao back in Manchester United training following calf injury

Radamel Falcao has confirmed he is back in training as Manchester

United's injury-hit striker sets his sights on making a first-team


The Colombia international, who joined United on a season's loan from

Monaco, has missed their last four games with a calf injury and has

not started for his club since the 2-1 win over Everton on Oct. 5.

But Falcao posted a picture and a message on his Twitter account as he

indicated his determination to return to the side for their upcoming


Back to training 100% and ready to help the team in the next games.

Yet while he suggested he might be available for the home matches

against Hull and Stoke, manager Louis van Gaal said on Thursday that

the Colombian is unlikely to be available before the trip to

Southampton on Dec. 8.

The Dutchman said in his news conference: "He has an injury and that

takes time. Now it's four weeks already and next week he shall train

with our selection and then he needs two weeks. It's always like


Falcao has been limited to five appearances for United and just three

starts, while he has scored a solitary goal for his new club.

The former Atletico Madrid and Porto player, who has scored 156 goals

in 205 appearances for his European clubs, has hit back at suggestions

he is still troubled by his knee after suffering a cruciate ligament

injury in January.

But in his absence, Van Gaal has changed United's tactics and is now

playing with a lone striker, Robin van Persie.

Credit: ESPN

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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