Barcelona has struck a deal to buy Uruguayan star striker Luis Suarez from Liverpool, sealing the transfer despite an uproar over his biting a FIFA World Cup 2014 rival. Barcelona pushed ahead to sign the 27-year-old goalscorer reportedly on condition he apologise for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini. Also Read - UEFA Champions League 2020-21: Will Cristiano Ronaldo Play For Juventus During Clash Against Lionel Messi's Barcelona?
The Spanish club said in a statement they and Liverpool “have reached an agreement for the transfer of Luis Suarez”, but declined to say how much they paid. Spanish newspapers reported the amount at 81 million euros (US$121 million) while British media put the sum at US$112 million. Also Read - PSG Star Neymar Snubs Lionel Messi And Barcelona For More Money: Report
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