By FOX Sports Staff
Falcao has been banging goals in for fun since joining the La Liga outfit two seasons ago and this good form has seen him heavily linked with a big money move to Barclays Premier League champions United.
The 27-year-old could be available for £46 million which is no small fee but such is the demand for a top quality striker in European football that there is no shortage in the number of suitors chasing Falcao's signature with Chelsea, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain to name a few.
However, if Falcao holds the opinion of former Colombia international Asprilla in high regard, then there really is only one option for the Atletico forward - and that's Manchester United.
"We were talking and he asked me my opinion on who he should join. He knows that every big club in the world wants him. He is not a player motivated by money - what he wants is somewhere that his family will be happy and where he will have success," Asprilla was quoted by the Daily Mail as saying.
"With teams like Real Madrid, PSG, Manchester City they have good times then they have bad times - that is why I told him he must choose Manchester United.
"Every season they are challenging - and if he wants success that is where I have told him to go.
"Also they don't have all the behaviour away from the field - with changing coaches every season. They are steady in all that they do - and a well run club at every level.
"He is a real family guy - and Radamel will appreciate that and the way that Sir Alex Ferguson protects his players like family."
And should Falcao take Asprilla's advice and join the Old Trafford club, it will be money well spent by Manchester United as the Newcastle favourite believes they would be getting someone who can rival the finishing ability of the legendary Premier League predator Alan Shearer.
"It is difficult for me to explain how good he [Falcao] is - he is the best finisher in the world. The only striker who has played in the Premier League who is on his finishing level is Alan Shearer," he said.
"If he signs for Manchester United - he would be their missing piece in the Champions League. Robin van Persie and Radamel would be unstoppable."
Asprilla is in a good position to judge - he played alongside Shearer during an eventful spell at Newcastle from 1996-1998.