Monday, 18th February, 2013

Atletico Madrid are watching Mario Gomez’s situation at Bayern Munich, as concerns grow about a possible departure for Radamel Falcao during the summer.

Falcao is on the wanted list of a number of teams, with Chelsea and Manchester City both thought to be keen on the Colombian, while Real Madrid have also been mentioned as a possible destination.

Atletico Madrid know they could lose Falcao, even if they qualify for the Champions League.

And Gomez is a possible replacement, according to Spanish daily AS.

Gomez has been concerned about continuing speculation that Bayern Munich are set to bring in Robert Lewandowski from Borussia Dortmund in time for next season.


That could result in Gomez falling further down the striking pecking order – he is already behind Croatian Mario Mandzukic.

Atletico Madrid may therefore be a tempting destination for the Germany international if he feels he must guarantee regular first team football in the run-up to the 2014 World Cup.

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