Suarez’s Liverpool departure finalized

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 11th, 2014
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Liverpool and Barcelona have reached an agreement for the sale of Uruguayan international Luis Suarez.

Suarez, who is currently serving a four-month ban for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup – will sign a five-year contract with Barcelona next week, provided he passes a medical with the Catalan outfit, kickOffNigeria.com reports.

Liverpool released a statement on Friday, saying: “Liverpool FC confirms that Luis Suarez will be leaving the club after a transfer agreement was reached with FC Barcelona. The player now has permission to complete the usual formalities, which will then conclude the transfer.

“We would like to thank Luis for his contribution and the role he played in helping bring Champions League football back to Anfield.

“Everyone at Liverpool Football Club wishes Luis and his family well for the future.”

Barcelona also issued a statement, which said: “FC Barcelona and Liverpool FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of Luis Suárez.

“The Uruguayan will be travelling to Barcelona next week for a medical, to sign his five-year contract and to be officially presented to the media and fans as an FC Barcelona player.”

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