Falcao left out of Chelsea’s squad for Europe

Radamel Falcao’s future at Chelsea looks even bleaker after the striker was left out of the Blues’ Champions League squad for the remainder of the campaign.

The striker remains part of Chelsea’s Premier League squad, but will not feature in Europe, with newcomer Alexandre Pato added to the mix.

Falcao, who is currently on a season-long loan at Stamford Bridge, had been linked with a deadline day return to Atletico Madrid or a move to Valencia, but neither transfer materialized. As a result, the only possible exit route remaining before the end of the season is a move to China where the transfer window closes on February 26.

The Colombian has scored just one goal since joining Chelsea  and has been sidelined by a thigh injury since October.