However, the paper says that representatives from the French outfit told their Premier League counterparts that Los Blancos were close to signing the goalscorer.
Liverpool have already bolstered their attacking options by signing England international Rickie Lambert from Southampton, but appear to be pursuing another striker as they seek to fill Suarez’s void in their frontline.
Liverpool's attempts to sign Falcao seem pretty audacious, to be honest, although it's strange that the decision to extend Karim Benzema's contract would be followed by a strengthening of their interest in the Colombian.
What is certain is that Falcao made a mistake in moving to Monaco, where he plays above a car park to small crowds in a principality of yachts and Formula One drivers. This one will rumble on...
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