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Barcelona offer to bring back Lius Suarez

'Sport' claim that Barcelona got in touch with Suarez when they learned that he would not be renewing his contract with Atletico Madrid.

‘Sport’ claim that Barcelona got in touch with Suarez when they learned that he would not be renewing his contract with Atletico Madrid. According to the paper, the Catalan’ club offered him a return on one condition. They told him that, he would have to wait until August if he wanted to rejoin, as the club are prioritizing the signing of Robert Lewandowski.

Luis Suarez was very critical of they way Barcelona announced that he would not be at the club for the 2020/21 season. He learned about this through a phone call with Ronald Koeman, the manager at the time, which Suarez was not happy about.

At that time, Atletico reached out to him and he happily joined them. Two seasons later, his contract with Atleti has ended and the club decided that they would not extend his contract, despite Suarez wanting to stay. His deal finishes on the 30th June 2022.

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Suarez is looking for a new home and according to ‘Sport’, the striker has been offered the chance to return to Barcelona. The paper reports that Barcelona contacted the Uruguayan once they learned that he would not extend his time in Madrid.

Barca asked him if he would be willing return to them for the 22/23 season. However, they said that he would have to wait until August to return, if his answer was ‘yes’. The club is prioritizing the signing of Robert Lewandowski and Suarez would be the alternative.

‘Sport’ explain that Suarez was speaking to Barcelona players at Jordi Alba’s wedding. There, he explained to some of them that although he was grateful that they were considering him, he was not planning on waiting for that long.

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The Catalan paper reports that Suarez has offers from Sevilla, Villarreal and River Plate. The striker neither wants nor intends to make these clubs, who are very keen to get him, wait for his services.

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