He Atlético de Madrid is finally done with the services of Luis Suárez leaving FC Barcelona after six seasons in which he has become the club’s third top scorer. The brand new rojiblanco signing will sign for two seasons, until 2022, at a rate of 7.5 million each, as reported by various media.
Barça did official the sale of the striker to the mattress team through their social networks, where said goodbye to Suárez with various publications. In the same, he reported that the Uruguayan battering ram will say goodbye this Thursday in a telematic appearance that will offer from the Camp Nou.
Thank you @ LuisSuarez9 for these 6 years!
▶ The player will say goodbye on Thursday (12.30pm CEST) at a press conference at the Camp Nou
📺 Live on BarçaTV +https://t.co/6jMZPYVpZh
– FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona_es) September 23, 2020
The transfer that has been surrounded by controversy, especially in recent days, when Barcelona refused to give him the freedom letter to the Uruguayan if he went to Atlético. The meeting last Tuesday between culés managers and the player’s lawyers was key to the outcome of the signing.
The operation was finally closed with a symbolic transfer and two million variable euros, every year that Atlético passes the quarterfinals Champions League, among other variables that can get to pay 6 million to the Catalan club. In addition, Barcelona has liquidated part of the Uruguayan’s contract and will pay part of his salary for the first year at Wanda.
Luis Suárez leaves FC Barcelona in a locked way but without tarnishing the legendary performance and the sacrifice with which he won over the culé fans from the first minute. 283 games in which he has scored 198 goals and distributed 109 assists, winning four leagues, four cups and a Champions League as a group, and a Pichichi and a Golden Shoe in 2016.