Real Madrid challenge Chelsea for Porto star Falcao

Real Madrid are aiming to beat Chelsea for Porto striker Radamel Falcao.

Real Madrid are aiming to beat Chelsea for Porto striker Radamel Falcao.

The Daily Mail says Falcao has emerged as Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho's top transfer target in a development that will have unwanted repercussions for Chelsea and Manchester City.

With hopes fading of a deal for either Brazil frontrunner Neymar or Atletico Madrid's Sergio Aguero, Mourinho has switched his sights to Falcao and is ready to meet a £26.5million asking price for the prolific Porto finisher.

It will come as a blow to former Porto coach Andre Villas-Boas, who was hoping to return to his old club and make Falcao his first signing as Chelsea boss.

 
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