In the previous season Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the best scorer in Ligue 1, having scored 30 goals for Paris Saint-Germain.
The newly-promoted in the French first league brought this summer a super-class striker, one of the most wanted football players on the transfer market, for who they spent about € 60 million. After he was the leading scorer at Atletico, El Tigre is ready to be the same goals machine also for AS Monaco.
“I would love to be the top scorer. I will fight for it, but the key is to achieve our collective goals. I especially want to score as many goals as are needed to make Monaco champions. And if I score a lot to achieve this goal, I will be delighted.” he told reporters when was presented as a Monaco player.
Falcao is not the only high-caliber player who joined the group in Monaco this summer. With him have arrived in Monte Carlo big names like Eric Abidal, Ricardo Carvalho, Joao Moutinho, James Rodriguez and Jeremy Toulalan.
The Colombian striker scored last season for Atletico Madrid 34 goals in 40 matches in all competitions. In the Primera Division he managed 33 goals in 28 games.