Barcelona: Luis Suarez: The best striker in Barcelona’s history?

Barcelona Departs for Atletico with legendary numbers MARCA Luis Suarez is the latest big name to leave Barcelona as part of Ronald Koeman’s squad overhaul. The Uruguayan leaves for Atletico Madrid, following Ivan Rakitic and Arturo Vidal out the exit door at the Camp Nou. It brings to an end a legendary Blaugrana career for the striker, who spent six years at the very highest level in Catalonia. Suarez first arrived at Barcelona off the back of biting Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and was still serving…

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Atletico Madrid | Transfer Market: Official: Luis Suarez signs for Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid | Transfer Market Leaves Barcelona after six years Atletico Madrid have announced the signing of Luis Suarez from Barcelona on a free transfer, with six million euros to be paid in variables. The striker reached an agreement with the Catalan club to rescind the final year of his contract, allowing him to pen a two-year deal at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano. Suarez will earn nine million euros after tax per year at Atletico, where he’ll work under Diego Simeone. The transfer comes after Juventus turned down the chance to…

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Real Madrid: Mourinho: The saddest moment of my career was being knocked out of the Champions League by Bayern Munich

Real Madrid Felt his side were the best in Europe Jos Mourinho after the elimination by Bayern Munich ngel RiveroMARCA Reflecting on his career, Tottenham coach Jose Mourinho has highlighted elimination to Bayern Munich while with Real Madrid as the lowest point of his career. The penalty shoot-out defeat at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu sent his team out of the Champions League in the semi-finals. “If I have to choose the worst moment, it’s that elimination with Real Madrid,” Mourinho responded in an interview with Mercado Aberto for Portuguese television channel…

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Atletico Madrid: Atletico Madrid do ‘another Villa’ with Luis Suarez

Atletico Madrid Seen as a gamble which paid off Luis Suarez is being seen as another David Villa by many at Atletico Madrid, coming with the same high expectations and the dreams of making the impossible possible, those in power see the similarities. It was a gamble to bring in an ageing striker then, as it is now, but they know that it was crucial to taking the team to winning LaLiga Santander and a Champions League final. Decisive Diego Simeone: The coach has been influential in both moves, with his…

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Atletico Madrid: Morata and his eternal search for happiness

It’s official, Alvaro Morata has returned to Juventus in an express loan which he has been dreaming of for some time in his eternal search for happiness. The Spaniard arrived at Atletico Madrid excited like a child, returning home, after a difficult spell in England where he never quite settled in. At the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano, he thought he had found his place in the world, earning forgiveness for his past as a Madridista, winning fans over with his declarations of love for the club. Despite being Diego Simeone’s top…

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Barcelona: Hugo Sanchez critical of Barcelona: Letting Luis Suarez leave is a mistake

Barcelona Says Messi needs an ally Hugo Sanchez JOS A. GARCA Barcelona have lost one of their star figures of recent years in the shape of Luis Suarez, and former Atletico Madrid striker Hugo Sanchez has been hugely critical of the club for allowing him to leave. He points in particular to the Uruguayan’s friendship with Lionel Messi as a key reason to keep hold of him. “They made a mistake letting him go, if they want him to be smiling in training, they need to give him a shell to…

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Atletico Madrid: Luis Suarez-Morata, a zero cost change for Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid Uruguayan will earn the same salary atleticodemadrid.com Atletico Madrid’s attacking switch up with Luis Suarez arriving in place of Alvaro Morata will not cost the Colchoneros a single cent more than it did last season. That has been behind what made the deal possible, with Atletico even checking with LaLiga that they would be permitted to do so financially. Suarez will earn the same wages as Morata, six million euros net per season, meaning that he will take a pay cut from his salary at Barcelona. Atletico also paid…

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Real Madrid: Zidane, Benzema and the mess surrounding the No.9 spot

Real Madrid Only trusts the veteran forward Benzema at the Reale Arena Josune Martnez de AlbnizMARCA Real Madrid made a point of trying to reduce their wage bill this summer, yet the club continue to have four centre-forwards on their payroll, and there is an ongoing mess at the position with Zinedine Zidane only trusting Karim Benzema. Mariano Diaz is an additional forward, although despite being told he isn’t wanted by Zidane, is refusing to leave this summer. Benzema is the least pure No.9 of all the centre forwards on the…

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