Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal must decide whether to recall Radamel Falcao to his starting line-up against Aston Villa on Saturday after the Colombia striker rediscovered his scoring form on international duty.
Radamel Falcao`s miserable season took on a slightly brighter hue as his second-half penalty in Monday`s 3-1 win over Kuwait saw him move alongside Arnoldo Iguaran as Colombia`s all-time joint top scorer with 24 goals.
It boasts the European champions at club and international level, the world`s two best players and the highest UEFA coefficient rating of any league in Europe, but La Liga is rushing to up its act when it comes to selling television rights.
Louis van Gaal will need to get all his tactical experience in shape as Manchester United step in a crucial journey ahead with a tough set of fixtures in the Premier League showdown. After the team's exit in the FA Cup quarters against rivals Arsenal at Old Trafford on Monday, United's only solace lie in a top four finish in the EPL.
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Colombian striker Radamel Falcao will find a top class side if Manchester United do not take up the option to sign him after a disappointing loan spell the vice-president of his French club Monaco told the BBC on Saturday.