Luis Suarez: West Ham make surprise bid for embattled Barcelona striker

Luis Suarez: West Ham make surprise bid for embattled Barcelona striker

- Luis Suarez has sensationally been linked with a move to Premier League club West Ham

- It is understood that the Hammers are on standby if the Uruguyan striker fails to join Atletico Madrid

- The 33-year-old's proposed move to Juventus collapsed despite passing an exam to secure an Italian passport

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Luis Suarez could be making a sensational return to the Premier League as London side, West Ham have tabled a surprise bid for the Barcelona striker, reports claim.

The 33-year-old has been told that his services are no longer needed at the Camp Nou following the arrival of new manager Ronald Koeman this summer.

The Dutch manager had a one minute call with Suarez and disclosed to him that he was surplus to requirement with La Blaugrana.

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Luis Suarez: West Ham make a surprise bid for embattled Barcelona striker
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And the Uruguayan striker has been linked with several top clubs in Europe including Juventus and Atletico Madrid.

Suarez's intent to join Serie A giants, Juve collapsed despite passing an exam to help him get an Italian passport within the space of three weeks.

On the other hand, Atletico has been favoured to sign the former Liverpool forward after Alvaro Morata reunited with his former club Juventus recently.

Reports claim the Premier League side West Ham are on standby if Suarez fails to land a deal with Diego Simeone's side in the next few days.

Ivan Rakitic and Arturo Vidal are high profile names that have left Barcelona as Nelson Semedo is also close to joining English top division club Wolves.

Koeman replaced sacked manager Quique Setién and he has been mandated by the club owners to ensure the club’s wage bill is reduced - and some players will need to leave.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Luis Suarez has reportedly accepted to join Atletico Madrid after Barcelona terminated his contract as he can now join their rivals as a free agent, according to Italian football journalist Fabrizio Romano.

It was gathered that the Uruguayan has already accepted by days to join Atlético Madrid as he now officially parts ways with Barça to move on as a free agent. had also reported that Alvaro Morata has returned to Italy to join reigning Serie A champions Juventus on a one-year loan deal as the contract also has the option of making the move permanent.

The Spanish footballer who has played for several top clubs in Europe in recent years is returning to Italy where he had one of the biggest moments of his career.

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