LUIS SUAREZ POISED TO JOIN RIVALS ATLETICO MADRID

 



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Luis Suarez is set to become an Atletico Madrid player which will further bolster the underdog team which was able to defy the odds numerous times. Suarez has won several trophies during his tenure at Barcelona including a Champions League title and played alongside one of the greats in the modern era, Lionel Messi. Still, he racked up a very impressive record of becoming the third-highest goal scoring forward for the Catalunya team. After Suarez was made aware that he will not be in the future plans of the new manager, Ronald Koeman, Suarez insisted he wished to stay at Camp Nou. Atletico Madrid came knocking with favourable terms and Suarez is set to move to Madrid unless club’s president Josep Bartomeu. It has been a forgettable summer for Barcelona as its most iconic player Lionel Messi announced that he intends to leave the club amid strife with club’s president. In the end, Messi chose to stay and Camp Nou breathed a collective sigh.

The move can potentially unlock the final key to success. For almost a decade, Atletico Madrid played their own brand of football with a never surrendering attitude. Under the management of Diego Simeone, Atletico won La Liga, Europa League, UEFA Super Cup, defeated an all-powerful Liverpool and almost won Champions League. Time and time again, Atletico came so close to win the elusive prestigious trophy but only to fail in the last moment.

It is all set to change with the arrival of Uruguayan powerhouse, Luis Striker. Suarez cuts a divisive figure among the footballing world ever since he was accused of making racist comments on former Manchester United player, Patrice Evra. Suarez denied the accusations and his former teammates at Liverpool stood by his side. Then, the bizarre biting incidents. Twice. Suarez appeared to be biting into Chelsea fullback, Branislav Ivanovic and repeated the action on the grandest stage of them all, Fifa World Cup, 2014. The Uruguayan bit into the shoulder of Italian defender, Giorgio Chiellini.

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