Just about all of the news surrounding Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has been bad news over the course of the last month. So here's some good news for him. Despite the four-month ban that he received from FIFA recently for biting Giorgio Chiellini during a 2014 World Cup game, FC Barcelona just announced that they have agreed to obtain Suarez from Liverpool FC in a deal worth about £75m. They made the announcement this morning on their Twitter account:
They also announced that they are signing Suarez to a five-year deal:
And they even announced that Suarez will be wearing the No. 9 with Barcelona:
Suarez scored 82 goals during his 133-game career with Liverpool. He will travel to Barcelona next week for a physical and to sign his contract. We'll be sure to update you with more information on the deal as we move forward.
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[via ESPN FC]