Luis Suarez: Barcelona star agrees personal terms to join Atletico Madrid

Suarez could be on his way to Atletico

The future of Luis Suarez has been the talk of the transfer window. 

It was reported last month that new Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman had informed the striker he was no longer needed at Camp Nou and told him to find a new club immediately. 

Juventus were said to be interested in signing the player and football fans started dreaming of seeing him link up with Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala in Turin. 

Unfortunately, it seems like the Serie A champions have cooled their interest in Suarez because a move might be too tough to pull off. 

Despite passing an Italian language exam, it will still be hard for the South American to secure a passport and the right to work in Italy. 

Juventus boss Andrea Pirlo said of the potential move, per the Daily Mail: "Suarez is difficult because the times to get a passport are long, it is complicated that [our new striker] can be him." 

Suarez could still be part of Barca's plans

So, what next for Suarez? Well, it has recently been claimed that Koeman has made a U-turn on his decision to cut the forward and now wants to include him in Barcelona's plans.

But it might be too little too late. Because according to Mundo Deportivo, the Uruguayan has agreed personal terms to join Atletico Madrid

The Spanish outlet reports that Suarez has reached a 'total agreement' with Los Rojiblancos and the club will offer him a two-year contract. 

Suarez could swap Barca for Madrid

Although details of his salary have not been shared, Mundo report that both Diego Simeone and Atletico's CEO Miguel Angel Gil Marin have been in constant contact with Suarez to reassure the player that he's their number one choice. 

However, the fact there's an agreement on personal terms doesn't mean the deal is done yet.

Madrid will need to negotiate a fee with Barcelona and will likely have to offload current striker Diego Costa to free up some of their wage bill.

Costa would have to be moved on by Atletico

It's far from done, but this is a promising update. 

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