ATLETICO CONSIDERING SUAREZ SWAP DEAL

Posted on May 4, 2021 by in US Soccer

Spanish La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid are reportedly considering a swap deal for leading goalscorer Luis Suarez amidst the transfer rumours of a move back to Liverpool for the Uruguayan international striker. According to the report from Sports Mole, Atletico Madrid would try to sign Liverpool attacker Roberto Firminoif the Merseyside giants succeed with the quest to re-sign Luis Suarez.

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Luis Suarez was a Liverpool player for over four years before he left the club to join Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona in the summer of 2015 for a then club-record fee of £75m. The Uruguayan player was at Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam before the Reds signed him for around £21m in January 2011.
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Juventus Still Interested In Suarez And Could Get Him In The Summer

Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo is reportedly still very much interested in the possibility of signing Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez and will have another shot at recruiting him in the summer. Pirlo was vividly interested in signing the Uruguayan forward after he was deemed surplus to requirements by Barcelona head coach Ronald Koeman and was asked to leave the club.

After quitting Barcelona, Suarez had quite a couple of clubs who were interested in snapping him up and Juventus were one of those clubs. He came very close to joining the Old Lady in the summer transfer window but a deal between the player and the Italian Serie A outfit never materialized due to some contractual disagreements. However, according to the latest reports making the rounds, Juventus will be returning for him in the summer.
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            Koeman Says It Would Have Been Better If Suarez Moved To Juve Instead

Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman has admitted that it would have been a much better scenario if the club’s former striker Luis Suarez sealed a move out of the Spanish La Liga and to Juventus instead. The Uruguayan striker was forced out of Barca after he was deemed surplus to requirements at the club by current boss Koeman and the striker joined Barca’s rivals Atletico Madrid.

Suarez has been on fire for the Rojiblancos since signing for them in the summer and is the current leading top scorer in the La Liga. He has also powered Diego Someone’s side to the top of the Spanish Laiga table and is not looking like he will be slowing down anytime soon. Read more…

SUAREZ MAKES LA LIGA TEAM

Atletico Madrid attacker Luis Suarez has been named on the La Liga Team of the Week for the last set of league matches in the Spanish top flight. The ex-Ajax Amsterdam and Liverpool hitman was named in the La Liga Team of the Week for Matchday 17 games played at the weekend.


He was rewarded for scoring the winning goal as Atletico Madrid beat 10-man Elche 2-1 away from home. His goal came late in the game after hosts thought they had shared the points with a late equaliser. According to the list revealed by footballcritic, Luis Suarez made it alongside Atletico Madrid skipper Koke. Luis Suarez was awarded 8.0, while midfielderKoke had 8.5. Luis Suarez has now scored nine goals in just 12 league outings for his new club. His winning goal maintained the two-point advantage that leaders Atletico Madrid have over city rivals and nearest challengers Real Madrid. Atletico Madrid have two games in hand and a win in those two games will see them move eight points clear of Real Madrid who are the defending champions.
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SIMEONE DEFENDS SUAREZ AFTER UCL ACTION

 

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has defended two of his players for reacting angrily to being substituted during the Champions League match with hosts Red Bull Salzburg of Austria in Group A. It was an important game with the two teams battling to qualify for the last 16 of the competition. In what was the final group game for the two teams, Atletico Madrid secured their spot in the next round ahead of their opponents with a 2-0 away win courtesy the goals from Mario Hermoso and Yannick-Ferreira Carrasco either side of the break.


During the game, Luis Suarez and Saul Niguez reacted angrily after they were substituted shortly after the hour mark. Angel Correa and Hector Herrera came on for Luis Suarez and Saul Niguez respectively on 64 minutes with the game in the balance as Red Bull Salzburg laid siege on the Atletico Madrid goal in search of an equaliser at that point after defender Hermoso had scored his first Atletico Madrid goal in the first half. Read more…