Liverpool have officially confirmed the agreement of a deal with the Catalan giants Barcelona for the sale of star striker Luis Suarez, who will sign a five-year deal with the Spanish outfit.
LFC statement: Luis Suarez to leave – http://t.co/886zEHEZVE
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) July 11, 2014
Barcelona have also confirmed that the player will be presented to have his medical next week and sign a 5-year deal at the Nou Camp.
The Uruguayan superstar leaves the Anfield after three-and-a-half years of his career with the Reds, made 133 appearances and scored 82 goals since his January 2011 signing from Ajax.
According to Mirror, the deal is thought to be agreed for a fee in the region of £75 million.
The 27-year-old was a special talent at Liverpool and the fans will miss him for sure..!
Here is how twitter, especially the Liverpool fans reacted after the confirmation of his departure.
Bye Luis. pic.twitter.com/h7Loe8HE9E
— James Sutton (@thejamessutton) July 11, 2014
Bye Luis, good luck, it was a blast.
— Jim Boardman (@JimBoardman) July 11, 2014
suerte, Luis, and don’t bloody put us out the CL this season, yeah?
— Karl Matchett (@karlmatchett) July 11, 2014
Loved Suarez almost too much. I think he even eclipsed Gerrard in generating emotion for me, don’t know why. Just something about Luis.
— John (@JohnCullTLW) July 11, 2014
I think I’m gonna be sad, I think it’s today… The lad that’s driving us mad, is going away… pic.twitter.com/6W0gwT47U6
— Green Scouser (@Green_Scouser) July 11, 2014
The best footballer I’ve seen for us, by some distance. In a bit, you awful, little man – pic.twitter.com/esKAOrrumS
— Daniel Sandison (@DanielSandison) July 11, 2014
Good luck Suárez! Easily the best striker on the planet. Never seen someone with as much hunger & desire to win like him in recent history.
— San (@Zizouology) July 11, 2014
Not the best Liverpool player I’ve ever seen, but he had the best season and was by far the most entertaining.
— Inanimate Fred (@GoingJuanLoco) July 11, 2014
He’ll be talked about for years. Incredible player.
— Joe (@JoeWatson31) July 11, 2014
Glad the Suarez saga is over. Not surprised how it ended. The club will be better off without him.
— Didi Hamann (@DietmarHamann) July 11, 2014
Unbelievable player, Luis. Hope he does well at Barcelona.
— Jack (@JackWatson_) July 11, 2014
So that’s Luis Suarez gone to Barcelona… Inevitable. Say what you want, but I’m going to miss seeing him play week in week out.
— Will Angkawidjaja (@WillAngka) July 11, 2014
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