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Simeone: Nothing to report on Falcao

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has again wished Radamel Falcao the best if he does leave the Rojiblancos this summer but insists "there is still nothing official" to report on the striker's future.

Falcao (pictured) has long been linked with a big-money move away from Atletico and reports in Spain over the weekend suggested Monaco were closing in on the prolific Colombia international.

According to those reports, Falcao was set to have a medical with the French outfit in the next 24 hours ahead of a £50million move. But after last night's home draw with Real Mallorca Simeone claimed there was "still nothing official" on whether Falcao will be at Atletico next season or not.

He added: "Whatever happens to Falcao I will be happy.

"I've known him since we were at River Plate. That was for a year, and now a year and half at Atletico. He has helped us win titles.

"If he has to leave, I thank Falcao for all that he's given us."

But Atletico defender Juanfran Torres believes 27-year-old Falcao will stay.

He said: "People are always saying the same things about this matter, but we, honestly, think that he's going to stay."