Transfer Deadline Day: The Secret Footballer joins Betfair on a one-day loan to discuss all the big moves

The big story of the day so far is Falcao to United

We've signed the ultimate insider to shine a light on the deadline day shenanigans - you can follow him all day on our Twitter feed - and we'll be collating the best bits on our blog... 

"Falcao is 28 and just getting over a really nasty knee injury. It’s more of a gamble than it looks."

Falcao to United...
On Falcao's move to United and concerns over his condition, The Secret Footballer commented: "You play with three at the back, you should get an extra midfielder and another attacker. So Rooney behind Falcao and RVP, with Di Maria on the left?...not bad!"

"Falcao is 28 and just getting over a really nasty knee injury. It's more of a gamble than it looks. Any physio will tell you that your chances of a knee injury reoccurring are tripled after you've done it once. A loan move makes sense though, I'd be weary of spending £55m on a player with one knee"

"For Mata, I suspect he will possible play with Carrick, in a lucid three alongside Rooney. Rooney and Di Maria are likely to swap from time to time too, it seems increasingly like United is moving towards an Arsenal type system. They need to replace Vidic and Ferdinand sooner rather than later, however if the right players aren't available, there's no point signing them for the sake of it. You can't build a team in one window!"

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