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Porto's Falcao admits to possible Chelsea switch

Porto striker Radamel Falcao has done little to dispel reports he could be following his old boss Andre Villas-Boas to Chelsea. The Colombian international forward has admitted he is keen to test himself at the highest level and may be ready to follow his 33-year-old boss in departing the Europa League winners.

"I am leaving things up to my agent," Falcao is quoted as saying by the Daily Star.

"I am very calm about the situation but I know there has been some movement.

"My ambition is to keep working hard and I am convinced I can play in a superior league like England.

"If Chelsea is interested in me then all that needs to happen is for negotiations to take place."

Falcao is understood to have a £26million release clause in his contract and Porto president Jorge Pinto da Costa will not budge from that valuation.

He said: "If there are termination clauses we have to prepare for the possibility that a player will leave at the value set out.

"But I am not going to negotiate that price with anyone.

"As with Villas-Boas, there was no conversation with Chelsea, just the money paid into our account to release him."

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