Falcao begins following Manchester United legend Gary Neville on Twitter

Radamel Falcao

Manchester United Radamel Falcao has given a hint he will be signing.

Manchester United are poised to pull off one of the great deadline day signings in recent years, with the loan move for Radamel Falcao.

The Colombian is expected to sign on a one year deal from Monaco, with an option to complete a permanent move.

The striker is rumoured to be on his way to Manchester to seal the switch, and is seemingly somewhere with an internet connection.

Shortly before 6pm, the Monaco owned forward began following Manchester United legend Gary Neville from his Twitter account.

Neville had tweeted a photo of the pair earlier in the day, from an earlier meeting between them.

Falcao's social media activity will go some way to quell fears that Manchester City could yet hijack the deal, having appeared over the weekend as though he was set for the Etihad.

The striker will replace Danny Welbeck, who appears to be heading to Arsenal, and Javier Hernandez, who has signed on loan for Real Madrid.

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