Luis Suarez opens up on his Barcelona exist
Luis Suarez left Barcelona in the summer after Ronald Koeman arrived as the club’s new manager and made it
clear Suarez was not included in his plans.
The striker has made a good start to life at Atletico Madrid, he faces his old club in La Liga later this month.
Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez opened up on his summer exit from Barcelona for the first time, in an
interview with Marca. The 33-year-old, who has hit the ground running for his new side, scoring five goals in as
many starts, said in this regard:
“I was sad and hurt by the way I left, which I have already said. I feel proud. When I wasn’t wanted, I found
somewhere I was. I’ve found happiness, and I’m enjoying this period,” said Suarez.
When asked if Barcelona have missed his presence this season, Suarez said:
“No, there was a tactical plan, or whatever you want to call it. I had to accept it because they didn’t need me, and
everyone can draw their own conclusions. I have to live my life at Atleti, but I feel bad that my friends are having
problems. But it’s a run, the goals will come fast,” observed Suarez.
Former Barcelona striker Luis Suarez moved out of Barcelona in the summer to join Atletico Madrid in a deal
worth €5 million.