BARÇA CONFIRMS THE SALE OF SÚAREZ
OFFICIAL: Luis Suárez leaves Barça and signs for Atlético de Madrid
Published:24/09/2020 - 00:10h
Updated:24/09/2020 - 08:00h
After several days of uncertainty, at last, the entity blaugrana formalises the traspaso of Luis Suárez to the Athletic of Madrid by a traspaso of XX million euros
FC Barcelona and Atlético de Madrid, finally, make the transfer of Luis Suárez official. After several weeks of soap operas around the fate of the Barça forward, it is finally formalized that he will end up playing rojiblanco in the Wanda Metropolitano. He will finally do so after paying a transfer of six million euros to FC Barcelona.
Apart from the 'Messi Case', Luis Suárez's exit operation has been the most complicated management of the summer. Let us remember that it all started when Ronald Koeman was appointed the new coach of the Blaugrana team and expressly addressed the Uruguayan forward to tell him that he would not have him throughout the season and that he had to find a team to play in.
After several approaches to Juventus in Turin, finally, the 'Vecchia Signora' ended up withdrawing the offer despite the fact that Suárez had already passed the Italian exam he needed to be given dual nationality. Just at that moment, Atlético de Madrid appeared in the equation, despite the fact that it seemed an unaffordable operation, considering the club's crisis.
The announcement by FC Barcelona that it would take charge of the Uruguayan being paid, exactly the same salary that he received in Can Barça, meant a ball of oxygen for the mattress club, which, despite not being able to take charge of all his token, if they could take part of it. It was then that the rojiblanco team reached an agreement with the 'Pistolero', on the condition that first, they get the letter of freedom.
Suárez leaves Barça for 6 milion euros
Tith the operation, the footballer will have an annual net income of 7.5 million euros, while Atlético de Madrid agrees to pay Barça six million euros as variables depending on the goals achieved by Luis Suárez and Atlético.