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Monaco striker Falcao fit again after three-week injury layoff

December 18, 2013 20:16 IST

Monaco's Colombia striker Radamel Falcao has recovered from a thigh problem after a three-week injury layoff, the Ligue 1 club's coach Claudio Ranieri said on Wednesday.

Radamel Falcao"Falcao has trained normally this morning. He has recovered well but he had not trained for a month," Ranieri told a news conference ahead of Friday's game at home to Valenciennes.

Falcao, who has nine goals from 14 league games this season, suffered the injury in Monaco's 1-0 win at Nantes on November 24.

The principality club are in second spot with 41 points from 18 games, two points behind French champions Paris St Germain.

Moyes would consider loaning Zaha

Meanwhile, Manchester United manager David Moyes said he would consider loaning out Wilfried Zaha, although he has not had any offers for the 21-year-old.

Zaha, capped twice by England, signed for United from Crystal Palace in January for 15 million pounds ($24.36 million), but remained at the south London club until the end of the season.

Since returning to United, the Ivory Coast-born winger has struggled for first team opportunities with the Premier League champions, having only appeared four times and only twice in the league.

"I did say to Wilf if I didn't feel he was getting enough games, I would consider it," Moyes told MUTV.

"Obviously if we've got injuries or other reasons, I wouldn't take it on board.

"But the truth is we haven't had anybody phoning up and wanting to do that at the moment.

"While it's like that, I am fine."

United take on Stoke City in the League Cup on Wednesday, aiming to make the semi-finals of the competition for the first time since winning it in 2010.

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