Date: 11th April 2013 at 12:43pm
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Whilst there may be some scepticism about Manchester United’s reported £50m move for Atletico Madrid’s Columbian hit-man Radamel Falcao, Guillem Balague believes there is substance to the story.

Marca recently reported that was a step away from signing for and that United had put down a payment on the striker but it was assumed this was merely paper talk.

had been strongly linked with a move to either or but now Guillem Balague has confirmed that United’s interest in the striker is real.

The Spanish journalist took to Twitter this morning to say:

Quite how he knows this I’m not sure, but Balague going on record to claim the deal isn’t just speculation does lend credence to the story.