33-year-old Luis Suarez is nearing a switch from Barcelona to Atletico Madrid after his proposed transfer to Juventus did not materialize.
The former Liverpool man is set to join Diego Simeone’s side at the Estadio Wanda de Metropolitano. Subsequently, it appeared that there was cheating in the passport examination of Luis Suarez to Italy.
It is confirmed on the morning of Tuesday, September 23, that there has been breakthrough in the talks with Barcelona by Atletico Madrid.
An agreement was reached after discussions between Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu and Suarez’s team led to the termination of the remaining one year contract.
The Uruguayan is set to receive a two-year deal from Atletico Madrid. Moreover, the contract is worth €9 million per season.
Luis Alberto Suarez is set to travel to Madrid to undergo a medical in the coming days. If everything goes on very fast, he could make his debut for Atletico Madrid on Sunday against Granada.
The two-times European Golden Shoe winner decided to part ways with Barcelona after the arrival of Ronald Koeman. Specifically, the new head coach informed Suarez that he is not in his plans for the season. Also, Barcelona is planning to gre=adually eliminate the olde players from their team.
On Sunday, Juventus Sporting Director ended their pursuit for Suarez is off after his language exams saga. This has led Juventus to go in for Alvaro Morata to beef up their squad after Higuain’s departure. Also, the departure of Morata has paved the way for the entry of Suarez.
Luis Suarez made an impressive life in Barcelona as he scored 198 goals making him their all-time third top scorer. Moreover, he has served Barcelona for six years of which he won one Champions League.