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Simeone Tells Hobbling Atletico To ‘Resist’ In La Liga Title Push
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Simeone Tells Hobbling Atletico To ‘Resist’ In La Liga Title Push

Atletico Madrid moved back to the top of La Liga on Sunday after a 1-1 draw against Real Betis opened a one-point lead over city rivals Real. Despite missing 19-goal striker Luis Suarez, Atletico were in front after just five minutes when Belgian international Yannick Carrasco scored into an empty net after a goal-mouth scramble. However, Betis, who are in sixth place in the table and chasing European football next season, levelled just 15 minutes later. Cristian Tello was on hand to score from just inside the box from a cross by Alex Moreno. On Saturday, Real Madrid had taken top spot with a 2-1 Clasico win over Barcelona. That was the first time Atletico had been knocked off the top since December when they went on to mount a run that saw them go 10 points clear with a...
Luis Suarez in Shock Return to Liverpool
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Luis Suarez in Shock Return to Liverpool

  Atletico Madrid striker, Luis Suarez, could be set for a shock return to Liverpool if Mohammed Salah leaves this summer, Fichajes reports. Suarez was a cult hero at Anfield until he left to join Barcelona in 2014. The Uruguayan was however ditched by the Nou Camp club at the end of last season and moved to the Wanda Metropolitano. But the 34-year-old may not stay with Atletico, especially if Salah leaves Liverpool in a big-money move. Despite the fact that Suarez is approaching the end of his career, he has been in scintillating form this season. He has scored 19 goals in 25 games with Atletico leading the LaLiga title race. Suarez was talismanic at Liverpool after joining from Ajax in 2011, netting 82 times in 133 appearances.
Atletito Madrid player, Luis Suarez joins Messi and Ronaldo in 500-goal club
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Atletito Madrid player, Luis Suarez joins Messi and Ronaldo in 500-goal club

Atletico Madrid and Uruguay striker, Luis Suarez, is now among the 500 goal club after scoring in a crucial La Liga victory against Alaves on Sunday night, March 21. Luis Suarez netted the goal in the 54th minute of Atletico Madrid's clash with Alaves as he headed home a cross from Kieran Trippier to give the La Liga's leaders the lead. The goal was Suarez's 19th league goal of the season, with only Lionel Messi having more in La Liga this season, with 21. Suarez is now the first Uruguayan player to ever reach the 500 goal landmark. At Barcelona he scored 198, at Ajax he netted 111 goals while he scored 82 times during his stay at Liverpool. For his country, Suarez has scored 63 times, while he scored 15 for his old clubs Groningen and 12 for Nacional. Suarez is only ...
Top 5 Highest Paid Footballers in Europe Emerge
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Top 5 Highest Paid Footballers in Europe Emerge

  Europe’s highest paid top footballers have been revealed with Barcelona’s Messi and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo taking the lead. Messi is however, earning astonishingly more than twice the wages of his rival. Recall that Messi’s Barcelona contract details were leaked earlier in the year and it was the biggest deal in sporting history. And now French outlet, L’Equipe reports that the Argentina International’s salary breaks down to an incredible weekly wage of £2.1 million which is about £108.2 million yearly income. Ronaldo is second on the list with £900,000 weekly from Juventus, according to L’Equipe and earns £46.7 million per year. This is less than half of Messi’s salary. Brazilian international and Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, occupies the third...
Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid: Rudiger Opens up on ‘Fight’ with Suarez, Speaks on revenge
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Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid: Rudiger Opens up on ‘Fight’ with Suarez, Speaks on revenge

  Chelsea defender, Antonio Rudiger, has opened up on ‘fight’ with Atletico Madrid striker, Luis Suarez, ahead of both teams’ clash in the Champions League round of 16 second-leg tie tonight. Rudiger also insisted that he would not seek revenge when he faces Suarez at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. The 28-year-old had a great battle with the Atletico number 9 in the first leg in Bucharest last month as Chelsea defeated the LaLiga leaders 1-0, thanks to Olivier Giroud’s overhead kick. During the second half of that encounter, Suarez appears to pinch the thigh of Rudiger and the Germany International square up to the Uruguayan forward, who fights back. However, Speaking during his pre-match conference on Tuesday, Rudiger was asked whether he was wary of any reven...
Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid: Simeone announces squad for Champions League tie at Stamford Bridge
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Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid: Simeone announces squad for Champions League tie at Stamford Bridge

Atlético Madrid’s squad to face Chelsea in the Champions League last-16 second-leg tie on Wednesday night at Stamford Bridge has been confirmed. Atlético Madrid coach, Diego Simeone, has named a 23-man squad that has the likes of Luis Suarez, Joao Felix and Dembele in the attack line to face Chelsea. Simeone announced the squad in a post via Atlético Madrid’s official website. Atlético Madrid head to the game after losing 1-0 against Thomas Tuchel’s men in the first leg last month in Bucharest, Romania. Atlético Madrid’s squad against Chelsea: Grbic, Oblak, San Roman, J.M Gimenez, Renan Lodi, Savic, Felipe, Hermoso, Tripper, Vrsaljko, Kondogbia, Torreira, Koke, Saul, Lemar, Marcos Ilorente, Hector Herrera, Vitolo, Carrasco, Joao Felix, Suarez, Correa and Dembele. The ...
‘I’ll Fight till End’ – Zidane Declares after Real Madrid 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid
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‘I’ll Fight till End’ – Zidane Declares after Real Madrid 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid

Real Madrid boss, Zinedine Zidane has vowed that his side will not give up but “fight until the end” in the title race. Los Blancos were able to snatch a point against city rivals and league leaders Atletico Madrid in their clash on Sunday to keep their title hope alive. Karim Benzema struck late in the second half to cancel out Luis Suarez’s early opener at Wanda Metropolitano with so many wasted chances from the home side. The result leaves Zidane’s men five points behind, with one more game under their belt. And their French boss, after the game, declared that the current champions will contest their crown all the way through to the end of the season. “The objective is this, to continue,” he said when asked if his side still have a title shot. “We know there is a...
Golden Shoe: Top 10 Europe’s Highest Goal Scorers
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Golden Shoe: Top 10 Europe’s Highest Goal Scorers

  Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski is currently leading the race for this season’s Europe Golden Shoe. The striker added to his tally with a tap in against Koln on Saturday, taking him to 28 league goals. The Golden shoe is mostly given to the top goal scorer in the Europe’s top five leagues with Barcelona ace winning the highest number of the individual award – six times. Players featuring in the Premier League, LaLiga, Serie A, Bundesliga and Ligue 1 are mostly considered. Closest to Lewandowski in the chat is Frankfurt’s Portuguese international, Andre Silva followed by Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. Here are players that make up the top 10: 1. Robert Lewandowski – 28 2. Andre Silva – 19 3. Cristiano Ronaldo – 19 4 Lionel Messi 1...
Barcelona Told Me I Can No Longer Play At A High Level – Luis Suarez
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Barcelona Told Me I Can No Longer Play At A High Level – Luis Suarez

Former Barcelona star man Luis Suarez has revealed why he left the club for Atletico Madrid after playing for them for 6 years. Luis Suarez made the move to Atletico Madrid last September after it was revealed he is no longer needed at Camp Nou. The statement was not accepted by everyone and even Lionel Messi condemned the way Suarez was treated by the Spanish side. Since joining Atletico Madrid, Luis Suarez hasn't disappointed as he has continued his fine form in front of the goal and has helped the Madrid side stay top of the La Liga table. Speaking with France Football, Luis Suarez has revealed what Barcelona said to him that made him decide to join Atletico Madrid. “What really bothered me was when they told me that I was old and that I could no longer play at a high le...
Barcelona Signed Flops to Replace me – Luis Suarez
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Barcelona Signed Flops to Replace me – Luis Suarez

  Atletico Madrid striker, Luis Suarez, has claimed Barcelona told him he was too old to perform at the top level, but signed mediocre players after he left. Suarez left Barca in a transfer Lionel Messi described as “crazy”. The Uruguay international has now gone on to prove the Catalan club were hasty in their actions by firing Diego Simeone’s new team to the summit of LaLiga. “What really bothered me was that they told me that I was old and that I could no longer play at a high level. “Today, we can see that it is not easy to play at Barca. A lot of players who signed there did not have the level that was expected of them. “Me, I played for six years at Barca maintaining a certain level and living up to what was expected of me,” Suarez told France Football. ...
Simeone Names Atletico Madrid Player Chelsea Should Fear
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Simeone Names Atletico Madrid Player Chelsea Should Fear

  Atletico Madrid manager, Diego Simeone, has said Luis Suarez will instill fear into Chelsea in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday. Suarez has scored 16 times since moving to Atletico from Barcelona. Simeone’s men now sit top of LaLiga, but the 33-year-old is yet to find the net in four Champions League matches for the club. During his four-year stint with Barcelona, Suarez only scored 10 times in the Champions League and has not netted in an away game in the competition since September 2015. “Luis generates fear in rivals no matter what competition it is,” Simeone told a news conference. “He has skills and qualities that attract a lot of attention from any rival. We’ll talk about his problems scoring away from home when we go to London, but tom...
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea: Tuchel Admits he Tried to Sign Luis Suarez
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Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea: Tuchel Admits he Tried to Sign Luis Suarez

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has revealed he tried to sign Luis Suarez while he was coaching Paris Saint-Germain. Suarez left Barcelona for Atletico Madrid last summer, but PSG were one of the clubs interested in signing the 33-year-old. However, the former Liverpool striker decided to remain and has quickly become a key part of Diego Simeone’s side. “It was a possibility. We heard the rumours he was about to leave Barcelona, and who cannot be interested in signing one of the best strikers in world football history and the present?” Tuchel said ahead of Chelsea’s clash with Atletico in Bucharest. “We tried our luck, we did not make it. He decided to stay in Spain, move to Atletico, and has proven his quality. “He is a natural striker, a born striker, and has...
Messi Advised to Leave Barcelona Immediately
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Messi Advised to Leave Barcelona Immediately

  Former Real Madrid defender, Oscar Ruggeri, has urged Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, to leave Camp Nou immediately his contract expires this summer. Rugger, a fellow compatriot with Messi, alleged that Barcelona have mistreated the Argentine captain, adding that the Catalan club is not respected any more by opponents in Europe. According to him, Barcelona kicked Messi’s close friend, Luis Suarez, out of the club last summer. Speaking ahead of Barcelona’s La Liga clash with Cadiz on Sunday, Ruggeri told ESPN: “Messi has to leave the club [Barcelona]. “He’s still the best, but all the teams have lost respect for Barcelona. “It is over. He has to go, they did a lot of things to him, and we have come to this. “They kicked out [Luis Suarez] and forgot he’s [his...
EPL: How Fernando Torres Broke my Heart – Gerrard
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EPL: How Fernando Torres Broke my Heart – Gerrard

  Former Liverpool captain, Steven Gerrard, has admitted that Fernando Torres “broke his heart” by leaving Chelsea in a £50million deal in 2011. Torres scored 81 goals in 142 appearances at Anfield, before moving to Stamford Bridge on a dramatic deadline day. When asked who he preferred playing alongside between Torres and Luis Suarez, Gerrard told the Robbie Fowler podcast: “I didn’t play with Torres long enough because he went to Chelsea and broke my heart. “If you asked me who was the best player on a daily basis consistently, Suarez was an animal but my best years were alongside Torres in terms of how I felt. “I was really, really gutted (when Torres left). We’re working so hard at this point to try and get as close as we can to close the gap and challenge.” ...
Barcelona told they made ‘big error’ selling Luis Suarez
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Barcelona told they made ‘big error’ selling Luis Suarez

Celta Vigo striker, Iago Aspas, has insisted that Barcelona made a ‘big error’ by selling Luis Suarez to Atletico Madrid. Aspas said this after Suarez netted a record-breaking brace during Atletico Madrid’s 2-2 draw with Celta Vigo on Monday night at the Wanda Metropolitano. Suarez’s brace against Celta means the Uruguay striker is now the first player to score 16 goals in his first 17 games for a Spanish top-flight team in the 21st century, beating Cristiano Ronaldo’s record of 15 goals. The 34-year-old left Barcelona for Atletico Madrid last summer transfer window after the Catalan club terminated his contract. “The truth is he [Luis Suarez] is a true forward, a winner even in rondos and training matches. He always gave 200 per cent,” Aspas told Marca. “What you see on...
LaLiga: Luis Suarez Breaks Ronaldo’s Record as Atlético Madrid go Eight Points Clear
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LaLiga: Luis Suarez Breaks Ronaldo’s Record as Atlético Madrid go Eight Points Clear

Luis Suarez continued his brilliant start at Atletico Madrid, with a record-breaking brace in their 2-2 draw with Celta Vigo on Monday night. The Uruguay striker struck just before half-time at the Wanda Metropolitano to make it 1-1, after the visitors had taken the lead through Santi Mina. Suarez struck again early in the second half to give Diego Simeone’s men the lead. The goals took Suarez’s goal tally for Atletico up to 16 in just 17 LaLiga appearances, since arriving from Barcelona last summer. The 34-year-old is the first player to score 16 goals in his first 17 games for a team in the Spanish top-flight in the 21st century. The previous best of 15 goals in the same number of matches was set by Cristiano Ronaldo during his stunning start to his successful spell at...
Barcelona Letting Luis Suarez Leave Is The Strangest Transfer Decision In Recent Memory
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Barcelona Letting Luis Suarez Leave Is The Strangest Transfer Decision In Recent Memory

  Barcelona forcing Luis Suarez out of the club and letting him join rivals Atletico Madrid is the worst transfer decision in modern football. The Uruguayan striker has scored 16 goals in 17 La Liga games for Atletico, breaking a record held by Cristiano Ronaldo (when he joined Real Madrid) for the fastest player to reach that total at a new club this century. Astonishing. Atletico Madrid are runaway Liga leaders: eight points above Barcelona and Real Madrid, and with a game in hand. All this with a player Barcelona were actively trying to get rid of for nothing. No wonder Lionel Messi was fuming this summer after his close friend was pushed out of Camp Nou. The player actually looked set to leave on a free to Juventus, having reportedly been told by Barcelona's incomin...
Suarez joining Juventus instead of Atletico Madrid ‘would have been better’ for Barcelona – Koeman
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Suarez joining Juventus instead of Atletico Madrid ‘would have been better’ for Barcelona – Koeman

The Blaugrana boss says it was a "tough decision" for the club to offload the striker, but one that he believes was correct at the time Ronald Koeman has admitted that Luis Suarez joining Juventus instead of Atletico Madrid "would have been better" for Barcelona. Suarez's hugely successful six-year career at Camp Nou came to an end when he left the club to join Atletico in a €6 million (£5m/$7m) deal during the summer transfer window. Koeman deemed the Uruguayan surplus to requirements after being appointed as the Blaugrana's new permanent coach, with the Rojiblancos ultimately winning the race for his signature ahead of Serie A giants Juventus.
Luis Suarez: Barca Gift Atletico Madrid The La Liga Trophy
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Luis Suarez: Barca Gift Atletico Madrid The La Liga Trophy

Luis Suarez is the only player in La Liga to beat Lionel Messi to the Pichipichi trophy - the top scorer award in Spain while playing the same team with the Argentine and Barcelona gave him for free and even paid off his remaining contract to sign for Atletico Madrid and now they are easing away with the La Liga trophy. The Uruguayan joined Barcelona from Liverpool in 2014 with a ban which kept him out of play for over 4 months but yet the Blaugrana signed him. This act endeared Barcelona to Suarez - giving them the very best a team can ask for - scoring goals non-stop. Over a period of 6 years - 283 appearances, he scored 195 goals and 113 assists. That is an incredible return for a player playing with Lionel Messi as the world-class status of the Argentine has kept players f...
Suarez Strikes Again As Atletico March On With Valencia Win
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Suarez Strikes Again As Atletico March On With Valencia Win

Luis Suarez scored a brilliant team goal as Atletico Madrid came from behind to beat Valencia 3-1 on Sunday and move seven points clear at the top of La Liga. After Real Madrid thrashed Alaves on Saturday, Barca had earlier followed suit with a scrappy victory over Elche. But Atletico was undeterred in the capital, as their considerable advantage was restored again, with a game in hand. “We don’t get carried away or think too far ahead, we think about getting better,” said Atletico coach Diego Simeone. Suarez finished off a flowing move that had started almost on Atletico’s goal-line before substitute Angel Correa capped another slick string of passes to end Valencia’s resistance. The visitors had taken an early lead in stunning fashion, Uros Racic curling into the top c...
What Simeone Said about Suarez after Atletico Madrid Defeated Eibar 2-1
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What Simeone Said about Suarez after Atletico Madrid Defeated Eibar 2-1

Atletico Madrid Coach,siego Simeone, has described striker, Luis Suarez, as an ‘extraordinary player’ after the Uruguay international scored a brace in his side’s 2-1 win over Eibar in the La Liga on Thursday. Simeone said that Suarez was active for Atletico against Eibar at Municipal de Ipurua. Suarez’s second-half two goals gave Atletico Madrid all three points against Eibar, as Marko Dmitrovic’s first half penalty was not enough to give the host a point. The win against Eibar means Atletico Madrid are on top of the La Liga table with 44 points from 17 games. Speaking on Suarez after the game, Simeone said at post-match, “He’s an extraordinary player, and we are very happy that we have him with us. “He was active throughout. “He found the goal after a loss of the ball...
Juventus claim innocence after police confirm irregularities in Suarez citizenship test during failed transfer from Barcelona
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Juventus claim innocence after police confirm irregularities in Suarez citizenship test during failed transfer from Barcelona

The Perugia Prosecutor's Office has confirmed the Serie A giants were 'activated to accelerate the recognition of Italian citizenship' for the forward Juventus have claimed their innocence after it was confirmed the club's management is under further investigation by Italian police over the collapsed transfer of Luis Suarez from Barcelona. The Serie A giants looked well-placed to sign the forward over the summer but the deal fell through. Juve had already filled their quota of non-EU players in their squad so Suarez took a ‘B1’ citizenship test. Suarez’s wife, Sofia Balbi, has an Italian passport so passing the test would mean he did not take up a non-EU place in their squad, but in September it was alleged that it had been fixed.
Barcelona coach Koeman: Of course Messi is angry about Suarez
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Barcelona coach Koeman: Of course Messi is angry about Suarez

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman insists there shouldn't be surprise with Lionel Messi's outburst last week. Messi has voiced his outrage over the way Luis Suarez has been treated by Barca this summer. Koeman said: "I think it's normal that a player is a little sad when a friend of his leaves the club after so many years together. It's part of football. "But the most important thing for me is how Leo's been in training and games. In training, he's been an example for everyone. I have not seen a day when he's seemed affected. He returned after a day off really motivated. "He has shown it in training and he will show it in games. There are no doubts about Leo in that sense." Suarez signed for Atletico Madrid on Friday and could make his debut for Diego Simeone's side against Gr...
Striker Suarez departs Barcelona for Atletico Madrid
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Striker Suarez departs Barcelona for Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid have completed the signing of striker Luis Suarez from La Liga rivals Barcelona. The 33 year old Uruguay international signed a two-year contract with the club on Friday after passing his medical. The 33-year-old joined Barca from Liverpool in 2014, winning the Champions League title in his first season in Spain.
Almost More Tears Than Words – Luis Suarez’s Goodbye To Barcelona
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Almost More Tears Than Words – Luis Suarez’s Goodbye To Barcelona

Luis Suarez bid farewell to Barcelona on Thursday morning ahead of his move to Atletico Madrid. The Uruguayan has spent six years at the Camp Nou, winning numerous trophies, but will now head to Diego Simeone's side on a free transfer, albeit with six million euros in add-ons. As Suarez tried to say goodbye to Barcelona, there were a few occasions where he was clearly overcome with emotion as he struggled to get his words out amidst tears. "Apart from a player... a human being who has feelings goes," was one of Suarez's most emotional lines. https://youtu.be/YQh2mgHTaaU
Luis Suarez joins Atlético de Madrid from Barcelona
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Luis Suarez joins Atlético de Madrid from Barcelona

FC Barcelona and Atlético Madrid have reached an agreement for the transfer of the player Luis Suárez. The Madrid club will pay FC Barcelona 6 million euros in variables. FC Barcelona would like to publicly express their gratitude to Luis Suárez for his commitment and dedication and wishes him all the best for the future. On Thursday 24 September from 12.30pm CEST there will be a farewell event for the player and following that a remote press conference. You can see all the day's event surrounding the Uruguayan striker's goodbye live on Barça TV+, FC Barcelona's official digital streaming platform. 13 titles in six seasons Luis Suárez is leaving Barça after six glorious seasons. He has played a key role in winning no fewer than thirteen major trophies: La Liga: 4 Champion...
Messi Bid An Emotional Farewell To Team-mate Arturo Vidal
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Messi Bid An Emotional Farewell To Team-mate Arturo Vidal

Vidal spent two seasons in Spain at Barca, and helped them win the La Liga during his first season at the club. Messi became close with Vidal during his two years at the club, and noted how his pal will be missed in the dressing room. On his Instagram he said: “I only knew you from facing up against each other and you always seemed a phenomenon, but after I was lucky enough to get to know you personally and you surprised me even more. “They were two years sharing a lot and you made yourself noticed a lot. The dressing room will miss you, Arturo.” Luis Suarez also chimed in with a message for Vidal and said: “To have you as an opponent was unbearable because of how great you are as a player, but to have you as a team-mate, friend and to know you as a person, you are even gre...
Suarez Arrives Perugia To Take Italian Exam As He Pushes For Juventus Move
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Suarez Arrives Perugia To Take Italian Exam As He Pushes For Juventus Move

Luis Suarez was greeted by photographers, journalists and Juventus fans as the Barcelona striker arrived in Perugia to take an Italian exam. Suarez has been deemed surplus to requirements at the Nou Camp by new boss Ronald Koeman and that has accelerated interest in him from Italian champions Juventus. But with Andrea Pirlo limited as to the number of non-EU (European Union) players he can acquire in one window, the club need Suarez to pass his exam in Perugia and acquire dual nationality to make a transfer possible this month. Suarez took part in training with his Barcelona team-mates earlier on Thursday before flying to Perugia for the university exam. Juventus have already brought in Brazilian international Arthur Melo and Unites States midfielder Weston McKennie this su...
Luis Suarez Edges Closer To Juventus Move
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Luis Suarez Edges Closer To Juventus Move

With Gonzalo Higuain on the move, Juventus are in the market for a striker and are thought to be closing in on Luis Suarez. The Uruguayan has been deemed surplus to requirements by new coach Ronald Koeman and is now looking for a new club. According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, personal terms have been agreed between Suarez and Juventus in a second meeting between the club and the player's representatives. The striker, who has spent six years at Barcelona, had already been contacted by vice president, Pavel Nedved prior to the second meeting. The player's contract is thought to be in the region of ten million euros per year after tax which is the same wage Suarez is currently earning at Barcelona. Juventus would have to pay a further five million euros to secure the Uruguayan...
Calenda Claims Barcelona Wanted Osimhen To Replace Suarez
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Calenda Claims Barcelona Wanted Osimhen To Replace Suarez

The Nigerian striker was courted by some of Europe’s big guns before settling for the Partenopei, according to his management Roberto Calenda, a member of Victor Osimhen’s management team, has claimed prior to the Nigerian signing for Napoli, Barcelona were interested in bringing him in place of unsettled striker Luis Suarez. The 21-year old sealed a five-year deal believed to be worth up to €80 million from Lille and will be expected to deliver, having netted 18 competitive strikes last term in France. Osimhen made an impression by scoring a hat-trick and providing an assist in an 11-0 friendly win over Italian fourth division side L’Aquila during a training camp at Castel di Sangro last Friday. Suarez’s future at Camp Nou is currently up in the air as he is reportedly not keen ...
Barcelona Must Pay €14 Million To Terminate Luis Suarez Contract
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Barcelona Must Pay €14 Million To Terminate Luis Suarez Contract

A new era is being ushered in at Camp Nou under Ronald Koeman, who replaced Quique Setien in the managerial hot seat following a humiliating 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in last season’s Champions League quarter-finals. The Dutchman has already started making plans for his first year at the helm, with wholesale changes to the squad expected after the club’s first trophyless season in 12 years. Lionel Messi could be the first out the door in the coming weeks, as the six-time Ballon d’Or winner has submitted a formal transfer request amid interest from Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. It was gathered that Suarez is also being touted for the exit, having been informed by Koeman over the phone that he does not feature in his plans for the upcoming campaign. The Uruguayan strike...
What will Happen if Ronald Koeman Decides to Bench me – Luis Suarez
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What will Happen if Ronald Koeman Decides to Bench me – Luis Suarez

Barcelona striker, Luis Suarez, has said he is ready to sit on the bench rather than leave. The club’s president, Josep Bartomeu, this week hinted that many senior players will be allowed to go. Bartomeu also listed ‘untouchable’ squad members but did not include Suarez, who has a contract until 2021. The 33-year-old has now said he is ready to fight for his Barca future. “Throughout my career, I have accepted being on the bench. I still think I have a lot to give but I wouldn’t have any problem if that were to be the case here next season. “Competition for places is healthy and if the new coach [Ronald Koeman] feels I should be a substitute, then I would have no problem with that,” Suarez told El País. Suarez joined Barcelona from Liverpool six years ago and is now ...
Luis Suarez Wants to Talk With Barcelona’s Bartomeu Over his Future at Camp Nou
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Luis Suarez Wants to Talk With Barcelona’s Bartomeu Over his Future at Camp Nou

Luis Suarez Barcelona striker, Luis Suarez, has called on the club’s president, Josep Bartomeu, to provide him clarity over his future at Camp Nou. Suarez’s future at Barcelona is uncertain, following the club’s disastrous 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League last week. Barcelona had put the Uruguay international up for sale with some other senior players after their exit from the Champions League. Speaking on the development, Suarez, who has just 12 months left on his current contract, demanded to speak with Bartomeu directly,adding that he has spent six years at Barca. “There is talk of some names that the president gave, of changes that can be made, but nobody told me that they want to do without me,” the 33-year-old was quoted by Metro UK as saying. ...
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Barcelona Threaten Arsenal’s Three-year Deal for Aubameyang

Barcelona remain a threat to Arsenal keeping Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang beyond this summer, the UK Sun reports. The Gunners’ hopes of getting Aubameyang to commit his future to the club depends on Barca’s transfer fans. Both parties have reached a verbal agreement over a new three-year deal, that will see the Gabon sign a £250,000-a-week deal. However, Aubameyang is yet to officially sign the contract extension. Barcelona would be in the market for a striker, especially if Luis Suarez leaves the Camp Nou this summer. Although their first choice to replace him would be Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez, the Catalans are keen admirers of Aubameyang. Chelsea were said to have made a move for Aubameyang in January, but have since added Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech to their s...
Patrice Evra Reveals what Rashford Told him About leaving Man Utd
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Patrice Evra Reveals what Rashford Told him About leaving Man Utd

Former Manchester United defender, Patrice Evra, has claimed that striker, Marcus Rashford, told him that he would never leave the Red Devils because it is the best club in the world. Rashford, 22, had drawn the interest of Barcelona in 2018 and 2019. He was among the four strikers shortlisted by Barcelona as a possible replacement for Luis Suarez at Camp Nou. “I had a chat with Marcus when he was playing under Jose Mourinho, and he did not have a good time,” Evra told Sky Sports. “A lot of clubs were coming and asking him to leave. “I remember he said, ‘Patrice, I will never leave Manchester United because it is the best club in the world’. “When I heard that as a United fan, I was so impressed and so happy.” Rashford has been one of Man United manager, Ol...
Luis Suarez Gives Reason Why he Told Lautaro Martinez not to Join Barcelona
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Luis Suarez Gives Reason Why he Told Lautaro Martinez not to Join Barcelona

Barcelona striker, Luis Suarez, has given reasons why Inter Milan forward, Lautaro Martinez, should not leave the Serie A giant amid interest from the Blaugrana. According to Suarez, Martinez would have less prominence in Spain if he joins Barcelona than he does at Inter in Italy. DAILY POST recalls that Martinez has drawn the interest of Barcelona in the past few weeks. The Argentine international is one of Barca’s top targets this summer, but the financial impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) means they are unlikely to meet the player’s £97million buy-out clause. But Suarez wants the 22-year-old to continue his development at San Siro, rather than compete for a place in Barcelona’s attack next season. Speaking to Gazzetta Dello Sport, the Uruguaya...
Suarez: Lautaro should stay at Inter despite Barcelona links
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Suarez: Lautaro should stay at Inter despite Barcelona links

The Argentinian striker has been urged to stay at the Serie A club by a former attacking star Former Inter and Barcelona attacker Luis Suarez believes Lautaro Martinez should stay with the Serie A giants. Martinez, 22, is reportedly being chased by Barca after scoring 16 goals in 31 games for Inter this season. The 1960 Ballon d'Or winner, Suarez moved in the opposite direction during his playing career, leaving Barca for Inter in 1961.
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Timo Werner Inside Top 5 in the World-Bayern Munich striker Lewandowski

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski says Timo Werner is among the world's best goalscorers. The RB Leipzig forward is a target for Liverpool and Barcelona. Lewandoski was asked by an international panel who he thought were the top five strikers in the world at the moment. “A difficult question," said Lewandowski, quoted by the Daily Star. “If we talk about the nine (classic centre forward), I would say: Karim Benzema, Timo Werner, Luis Suarez, Sergio Agüero and Kylian Mbappé."
Milner proud to wear Liverpool No.7 shirt as he eyes more silverware
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Milner proud to wear Liverpool No.7 shirt as he eyes more silverware

A versatile operator at Anfield is filling an iconic shirt and is determined to add more medals to his collection after getting the Reds back on track James Milner is proud to be following in the footsteps of the likes of Kenny Dalglish, Steve McManaman and Luis Suarez as Liverpool’s No.7 and is determined to help the club land more major silverware. The 34-year-old joined the Reds in 2015 having enjoyed considerable success at Manchester City. The challenge of bringing the good times back to Anfield helped convince Milner that a move to Merseyside was the right choice.
Neymar return to Barcelona played down as Setien rules out mega transfer
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Neymar return to Barcelona played down as Setien rules out mega transfer

The Spanish head coach cannot see the Brazilian superstar making his way back to Camp Nou amid the chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic Barcelona boss Quique Setien has ruled out the possibility of Neymar returning to the club from Paris Saint-Germain during the summer transfer window. Neymar joined Barca from Santos as a promising youngster back in 2013, and quickly managed to live up to his potential alongside a whole host of world-class players at Camp Nou. The Brazilian attacker won eight major trophies during his time at Camp Nou, including two La Liga titles and the Champions League, while combining with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez to form the most deadly front three in European football.
Henderson reveals he didn’t ask for Messi’s shirt after Champions League defeat to Barca because of Keane advice
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Henderson reveals he didn’t ask for Messi’s shirt after Champions League defeat to Barca because of Keane advice

The England midfielder has described his experience of playing against the six-time Ballon d'Or winner for the first time during the 2018-19 campaign Jordan Henderson has revealed that he took Roy Keane's advice on board regarding swapping shirts after Liverpool's defeat to Barcelona in the Champions League, insisting he never considered asking for Lionel Messi's jersey. Liverpool suffered a 3-0 loss at Camp Nou in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final last season, with a Messi double and a Luis Suarez effort earning the home side a comfortable win. Messi was in inspired form on the night, and marked a superb all-round performance when he fired an unstoppable 25-yard free-kick past Alisson late in the game.
Boost for Barcelona as Suarez ahead of Schedule with Injury Recovery
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Boost for Barcelona as Suarez ahead of Schedule with Injury Recovery

With other injuries mounting, the Uruguay international could yet return to action before the season comes to an end. Luis Suarez could hand Barcelona a major boost as the Uruguay star may return from injury ahead of schedule. Suarez is currently dealing with a right knee injury and recently underwent surgery for the issue. The injury, suffered in the Blaugrana's 3-2 Supercopa de Espana semi-final loss to Atletico Madrid, saw Suarez reaggravate an old issue that kept him out of the Copa del Rey final against Valencia last season. Prior to the injury, Suarez featured in 23 games this season, in which he had scored 14 goals for the club. Following the surgery, Suarez was expected to be out of action for the rest of the season, but it appears that he may be back in ti...
Kaka Names Best two Strikers in the World
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Kaka Names Best two Strikers in the World

Former AC Milan and Real Madrid star, Kaka, has named his compatriot Roberto Firmino and Barcelona’s Luis Suarez as the best strikers in the world. Firmino is set to win the Premier League with the Liverpool, while Suarez has spent several trophy-laden years at Camp Nou. Kaka, speaking with Sky Sports, also hailed fellow Brazilians Alisson and Fabinho, who are part of the Reds squad who have dominated England. “Alisson is the best goalkeeper in the world right now, Fabinho is one of the best midfielders, and Firmino and [Luis] Suarez are the best strikers in the world. “Firmino understands his place on the field and changes his position. He doesn’t stay in the box the whole time, he comes and gets the ball and creates the plays. “For me, as a Brazilian, it’s really good ...
La Liga Shares List of Highest Goal Scorers
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La Liga Shares List of Highest Goal Scorers

Following the conclusion of the Spanish La Liga Match-Day 22 fixtures on Sunday, where Barcelona defeated Granada Levante 2-0, below are the highest goal scorers chasing the golden boot in the Spanish top-flight league. Barcelona captain Lionel Messi is presently the highest goal scorer in La Liga with 14 goals. Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema is in the second position with 13 goals after he scored the only goal in his side’s La Liga 1-0 victory against Atletico Madrid over the weekend. La Liga top scorers: 14 goals: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 13 goals: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) 11 goals: Luis Suarez (Barcelona) 9 goals: Roger Martí (Levante), Chimy Avila (Osasuna), Angel Rodriguez (Gatefe), Joselu (Alaves), Maxi Gomez (Valencia) 8 goals: Lucas Perez (Alaves), Santi Cazorla (...
Rivaldo Tells Barcelona Who to Sign as Luis Suarez’s Replacement
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Rivaldo Tells Barcelona Who to Sign as Luis Suarez’s Replacement

  Former Barcelona star, Rivaldo, has urged the club to make a transfer move for Paris Saint-Germain striker, Edinson Cavani. The Brazilian legend believes Cavani would be a ‘magnificent improvement’ for Barca’s attack following striker, Luis Suarez’s injury. DAILY POST had reported that Suarez is set to be out of action for around four months after undergoing knee surgery. “Cavani would be a magnificent improvement for Barcelona’s attack now that Suarez is out for quite some time,” Rivaldo was quoted by Goal as saying. “After all, Cavani is a top forward who has always got his goals in Europe’s top leagues. In his case it seems he’s really close to leaving PSG and it would be a very good opportunity.” DAILY POST had reported that Cavani has drawn interes...
Aubameyang Takes Decision on Dumping Arsenal for Barcelona
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Aubameyang Takes Decision on Dumping Arsenal for Barcelona

  Arsenal captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has reportedly decided to join Barcelona. DAILY POST had reported that Aubameyang has emerged as Barcelona’s top choice to replace Luis Suarez. Suarez is set to be out of action for around four months after undergoing knee surgery. According to Mundo Deportivo, Aubameyang has informed Barcelona board that he would be willing to join the Catalan club. The newspaper also reports that Barcelona hierarchy are fully aware of the 30-year-old’s demands, adding that Aubameyang wants to win major trophies. Aubameyang is yet to agree on a new deal with the Gunners. The Gabonese international will have just one year left on his current contract with Arsenal at the end of the season.
With Suarez Injured, Barcelona Sign Former Inter Striker
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With Suarez Injured, Barcelona Sign Former Inter Striker

La Liga outfit, Barcelona have completed the signing former Inter Milan striker, Rey Manaj from Albacete for around two million euros. 22-year-old could be used as a replacement for top striker, Luis Suarez, who is out injured for a long time. But Manaj could also be sent straight to play for the B side – for now.
Barcelona Striker Suffer major Injury blow, heads to Surgery
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Barcelona Striker Suffer major Injury blow, heads to Surgery

Barcelona striker, Luis Suarez will undergo a surgery on Sunday for an injury to his right knee. Barcelona made this known in a statement on the club’s official website on Saturday ahead of their La Liga fixture against Granada on Sunday night at Camp Nou. The statement read: “Luis Suárez to have surgery on Sunday. “The Uruguayan striker will be operated on tomorrow Sunday by Dr.Ramon Cugat for an injury to the external meniscus of his right knee.” Suarez featured in Barcelona’s 3-2 defeat to Atletico Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup semi-final encounter on Thursday. The former Liverpool striker has scored 14 goals in 23 matches for Ernesto Valverde’s men this season.
Suarez Abusing Evra & Eto’o Mocked… Meet 5 Worst Moments Of Racism In Football
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Suarez Abusing Evra & Eto’o Mocked… Meet 5 Worst Moments Of Racism In Football

We stand in a globalised era where all nations have opened their doors to each other and are moving towards an integrated society. But all of this development seems for nought when one encounters discriminatory incidents that make it clear that people are yet to open their minds when it comes to accepting each other. Football has a massive and passionate fanbase all over the world. Here are five such incidents in the history of football that defy belief: 1. Suarez abusing Evra In a match between Liverpool and Man United in 2011, Suarez was accused of abusing Evra using racial slurs. Suarez had maintained (and still does) that though he had used the word “negro” it held a different meaning in Spanish and was used in that context. The disciplinary commission found Suar...
Sublime Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi goals lift Barcelona into second
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Sublime Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi goals lift Barcelona into second

Lionel Messi scored his first goal of the season as Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-0 on Sunday to climb into second place in the La Liga standings behind Real Madrid, but ended the game with nine men as Ousmane Dembele and debutant Ronald Araujo were sent off. The victory saw Barca leapfrog Atletico Madrid into second place on 16 points, two behind leaders Real who they meet in three weeks at the Camp Nou. Atleti are third on 15 after drawing 0-0 at Real Valladolid on Sunday. The Catalans rode their luck in the early stages of the game as Julen Lopetegui's Sevilla made an ambitious start but failed to take their chances while Barca were ruthlessly efficient and scored three times in the space of eight first-half minutes. Luis Suarez gave the champions the lead with an outstanding bicycl...

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