United youngster Wilson explains what Falcao brings to the team

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Manchester United loanee Radamel Falcao has impressed young striker James Wilson.

Manchester United youngster James Wilson says he is learning from Radamel Falcao in training and highlights his exceptional movement as a key factor for the team.

The Colombian international moved to the Red Devils on deadline day on an initial season-long loan deal with an option to sign permanently for £43.5 million next summer.

His arrival was met with elation by the United faithful as the striker partnership with Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney has the potential to be one of the deadliest in world football.

Since joining the club, the former Atletico Madrid man however has been restricted to just three Premier League games with niggling injuries, scoring once and adding two assists.

Nevertheless, his presence around Old Trafford has had a positive impact as fellow young striker Wilson reveals to the official Manchester United website what the 28-year-old has brought to the team.

“Mostly I would say that from crosses he’s always in the right position,” he said. “For his first goal for the club, against Everton, Di Maria’s had the shot and he’s there straightaway, expecting the ball to come across to him.”

“I also saw him playing for Atletico Madrid as well and some of the goals he scored there were fantastic. He can score any type of goal as well.”

Wilson has featured sparingly for Louis van Gaal’s men so far this campaign but the potential is there for all to see following his superb double on his first United start towards the end of last season.

The England under-20 international has been in fine form for the under-21 side and he admits the benefits of being able to watch his teammates and learn from them is certainly helping his development.

“You can watch them in the games and in training every day so you can just learn from them and then do what they do when you find yourself in the same situation,” he added.

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