The Uruguayan striker has officially left the Catalan club for Atlético Madrid after 6 successful years. The Uruguayan leaves on a free transfer initially, but Barcelona will receive up to 6 million euros in variables from the Madrid club.
The Luis Suárez departure saga has finally come to an end, with Barça and the Uruguayan agreeing on the player’s transfer to Atlético Madrid. El Pistolero has played 283 games for Barça, scoring 198 goals and assisting 109. Along the way, Suárez won 4 La Liga trophies, 1 UEFA Champions League, 4 Copa del Rey trophies, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 2 Spanish Super Cups and 1 FIFA Club World Cup, and leaves as a club legend & the 3rd all-time top goal scorer, behind César and Lionel Messi.
With the transfer confirmed, Barcelona will now turn their attention to signing a replacement for the striker position. Barcelona are attentive to the situation of Memphis Depay, and are still interested in the Dutch forward’s services. In the coming days, Blaugranagram will continue reporting the progress of the negotiations with Olympique Lyonnais for Memphis.