Barcelona have made official that Atlético and the Catalan side have reached an agreement for the transfer of Luis Suárez.
Suárez is staying in Spain. Barcelona confirmed on Wednesday evening that the club have reached an agreement with Atlético Madrid for the transfer of Luis Suárez.
After a summer full of speculation, the Uruguayan finally has his new team. Barcelona made it official on Wednesday evening. He has moved for 6 million in variables.
The striker has been linked with Ajax and Juventus in the window, but it is Atlético who have managed to sign him.
During his time at the club, Suárez played 283 matches for them and scored 197 goals.
Barcelona thanked the player in a statement on their website: “FC Barcelona would like to publicly express their gratitude to Luis Suárez for his commitment and dedication and wishes him all the best for the future.”
Atlético then shortly released their own statement saying: “Atlético de Madrid and FC Barcelona have reached an agreement over the transfer of Luis Suárez, subject to passing his medical and agreeing and formalising the Uruguayan’s contract with our club”.