Thursday 22 August 2019

Barca tie down Suarez with new deal until 2021

Barcelona's Luis Suarez has agreed a new deal that will see him remain with Barcelona until June 30, 2021. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire
Barcelona's Luis Suarez has agreed a new deal that will see him remain with Barcelona until June 30, 2021. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire

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Luis Suarez has agreed a new contract with Barcelona that will keep him a the Nou Camp until 2021, when he will be 34, and contains a release clause of €200m.

Suarez has scored 97 goals in 116 games for Barcelona since joining them from Liverpool in 2014 for a reported €81m. He netted 40 times in La Liga last season, making him top scorer in Spain and landing him the Golden Shoe award for the top marksman in Europe's top five leagues.

Suarez's contract renewal comes two months after strike partner Neymar penned a new deal with Barcelona, meaning talisman Lionel Messi is the only member of the feted 'MSN' attacking trident who has yet to sign a new contract with the club.

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