September 7, 2014 00:09
England Premiership Transfers : Manchester United
On the last day of the Premier League summer transfer window, superstar striker Radamel Falcao was signed on a £6m loan from Monaco by Manchester United as new United manager Louis van Gaal splashed some more of Man Utd’s cash in his campaign to move back up to the top of the Premiership table and earn a spot in next season’s Champions League tournament.
Van Persie has issued a challenge to his new Colombian teammate Falcao that he will have to fight for a starting spot on van Gaal’s side.
Thirty-one year old former Arsenal star Van Persie welcomed Falcao, saying both players will have to play their best and compete with Rooney and James Wilson.
Other transfers of note at United include Argentine midfielder Angel di Maria who transferred from Real Madrid for a 75m fee and former Southampton defender Luke Shaw who signed for a 37.5m fee.
Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera was brought onboard from Athletic Bilbao for a 36m fee.
Argentinean defender Marcos Rojo transferred from Sporting Lisbon for a 20m fee.
Dutch midfielder Daley Blind transferred from titan Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam for a 17.5m fee.
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