Atlético Madrid announced on Wednesday evening the upcoming arrival of Luis Suarez from FC Barcelona. Some Spanish observers instead saw the Uruguayan striker leaving for Juventus.
The amount of the transfer amounts to 6 million euros, said FC Barcelona. Close to Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez was not part of the plans of the new Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman. He is the latest star to leave the Catalan club, after Arturo Vidal and Ivan Rakitic.
Atlético Madrid recover a world-class center-forward. Admittedly, Luis Suarez (33) seems less efficient than during his great years. But the 2014 and 2016 Golden Shoe remains effective, with a 2019-2020 financial year completed with 21 goals and 12 assists in 36 matches for Barça, in all competitions.
The operation is perfect for the ‘Colchoneros’ who loaned Alvaro Morata to Juventus Turin on Tuesday to recruit the Uruguayan. Luis Suarez, he gave up his last year of contract in Catalonia to be able to leave Barcelona free, where he arrived in 2014 from Liverpool.