Luis Suarez: Barcelona agree to sell striker to Atletico Madrid

Luis Suarez: Barcelona agree to sell striker to Atletico Madrid
Suarez was told he was not part of the plans of new Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman.

Striker Luis Suarez has agreed to join La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid.

Suarez was not wanted at Bar বারa and the Catalans were happy to let him go free, but he could not have joined a few other top clubs.

Uruguay agreed to conditions with Atletico on a reduced extension after Juventus stepped in on the passport issue.

Barcelona chairman Josep Maria Bartomeu has since blocked the deal because he does not want to sell to any Spanish rivals.

However, the Catalan club withdrew its support after a meeting with Suarez’s representatives, with the striker threatening to publish his allegations in the media.

Atletico will have to pay a nominal fee of more than 4 million euros for the 33-year-old, which will be based on variables such as Champions League qualification.

Suarez will earn half of the 30 million euros he spent at Atletico in Barca.

The move marked the end of Suarez’s six-year career with Bar্সa, during which he scored 198 goals in 273 appearances and formed one-third of three formidable fronts with Lionel Messi and Neymar.

He joined the club from Liverpool in 2014 for m 4 million and helped them win four La Liga titles, four Copa del Rey and the Champions League and Club World Cup 2015.

According to Juventus directors, the amount of time it took to secure Suarez led to the termination of one of the longest transfer spots this summer that could have ended in the player’s Turin looked an Italian passport

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