Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez has reportedly turned down the chance to sign for Italian Serie A giants Juventus this summer. This is according to report from Italian publication Corrieredello Sport which stated that Luis Suarez rejected the transfer to join the Old Lady as a free agent this summer when he was approached by club officials.

Luis Suarez came close to signing for Juventus at the start of last season when he deemed surplus to requirement at Barcelona when Dutchman Ronald Koeman was appointed as their new manager. He could not sign for the Old Lady due to the need for his to obtain Italian citizenship and that paved the way for him to join Spanish champions Atletico Madrid.
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Spanish champions Atletico Madrid have been handed a big boost on the injury front following the news that star striker Luis Suarez has returned to training in time for the Madrid Derby clash with in-form Real Madrid who are the pacesetters on the La Liga table this season.

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has had to deal with a lot of injury issues and suspensions in recent weeks. However, it looks like there’s light at the end of the tunnel for him with some of his players returning from injury.
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Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez was largely anonymous as his Atletico Madrid side lost 2-0 to Liverpool in their latest meeting in the Champions League. The two teams met in a Group B clash at Anfield on Wednesday night and it was Liverpool who ran out 2-0 winners to complete the double over the Spanish champions.

Atletico Madrid showed their indiscipline in the two games against Liverpool in Group B as they ended each of the two games with ten men. In their first meeting of the season at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, Frenchman Antoine Griezmann was sent off for a high and dangerous challenge on Brazilian star Roberto Firmino to ensure that the Spaniards ended to the game with ten men. Read more…


Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez was unable to add to his four goals during the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in the South American section as his Uruguay side went down to the reigning Copa America champions. Luis Suarez was not amongst the goals as Argentina beat Uruguay 3-0 at home to take another step towards qualification for the tournament at the end of next year.

The Argentine defenders led by Aston Villa shot stopper Emiliano Martinez were able to nullify the threat of Luis Suarez on the way to victory made possible by two first half goals from Lionel Messi and Rodrigo De Paul. Read more…


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…