So after all the hype surrounding Radamel Falcao’s potential destination before tonight’s 11pm transfer window deadline, it appears it’s the side that needs him the least who have won the race for his signature.

Man United are desperately in need of defenders, yet they look like they’re about to secure a season long loan deal to sign Moanaco’s Falcao.

We’ve got no idea why Louis Van Gaal is signing him, and nor do most United fans who, despite the excitement of another big name player arriving at Old Trafford, are still crying out for a centre-half to shore up their very weak defence.

That said, the news has had the Twittersphere in meltdown today. Here are the best tweets so far…

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