Following the re-signing of France international attacker Antoine Griezmann by Atletico Madrid from Barcelona on transfer deadline day, a lot of people have questioned whether the attacker will be able to find his way into the starting eleven this season. In a move that came as a shock to some and a surprise to many, Atletico Madrid secured the signing of Griezmann on the last day of this summer’s transfer window on a season-long loan for a fee said to be in the region of €4 million. The transfer could be made permanent at the end of the season but that would solely be dependent on how well the 30-year-old performs for Diego Simeone’s men this season.
Griezmann left Atletico Madrid in 2019 under controversial circumstances to sign for Barcelona even though the club didn’t want to let him go. At the time, Barcelona could not afford the entire £120 million that Atletico were asking for and the player reportedly paid a part of his own transfer fee before the deal was completed and since then, he has lost favor in the sight of a section of the Atletico Madrid fans. Since he left Atletico Madrid, the Rojiblancos have been able to win the Spanish La Liga and they did that last season with the help of striker Luis Suarez who also joined them after leaving Barcelona Last season. Read more…
Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez has been surprising linked with a return to Liverpool during this summer’s transfer window. Uruguayan international Suarez left Liverpool to sign for Barcelona in a £75m deal in 2014 to make him one of the most expensive players in the history of transfers.
Various media outlets have reported that Luis Suarez could be a very good forward option for Liverpool manager JurgenKlopp. Liverpool start their new Premier League campaign against Norwich City next week. Suarez was a thorn in the flesh of Norwich City during his time at Liverpool. It’s highly unlikely but the Reds haveless than two weeks to pull off a move for Suarez in time for the Norwich City game next weekend.
Atlético Madrid striker Luis Suarez may still be away on international duty with Uruguay, but he is already planning ahead of next season with his club. The former Liverpool star is currently trying to help Uruguay at the Copa America this summer but he is showing off his multi-tasking skills by revealing that he is already putting plans in place to shine for the Rojiblancos once again next season.
The striker starred for the Madrid club last season as he scored 20 League goals to help them clinch the Spanish La Liga title ahead of Barcelona and Real Madrid. Suarez joined Atletico from Barcelona two summers ago after being told by the Barca manager Ronald Koeman that he was no longer able to perform at the high level. However, he would go on to prove to the former Netherlands boss that he still has what it takes to be recognized as a top striker.
Diego Godin has revealed that national team colleague Luis Suarez could have joined Atletico Madrid six years earlier. Cagliari defender Godin disclosed this in a chat with reporters at the Uruguay camp ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Paraguay and Venezuela. It was revealed that Luis Suarez could have become an Atletico Madrid player in 2014.
Godin said he spoke to Suarez about joining him at Atletico Madrid when he wanted to leave Merseyside giants Liverpool. The veteran centre back said Suarez choose Barcelona and that he was right. He also revealed how the club called him when Suarez wanted to join Atletico Madrid last summer and six years on from him moving to Barcelona ahead of Atletico Madrid.
The Spanish La Liga title race is expected to go down the wire this season and it’s very tricky trying to guess who would end up being crowned Champions of the country’s league title. However, Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez has claimed that he and his club will do anything and fight till the last day of the season to ensure that they emerge as Champions.
At the start of the season, Atletico were flying high and started the campaign on the front foot as they took advantage of the slip-ups of their rivals. Both Barcelona and Real Madrid endured some bumpy start to the season and Atletico, on the other hand, were having themselves a brilliant campaign in the process.