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LaLiga: Simeone discloses what he told Suarez immediately after Barcelona put him up for sale



Atletico Madrid supervisor, Diego Simeone, has disclosed that he instantly known as Luis Suarez to persuade him to hitch the Rojiblancos as quickly as Barcelona put him up on the market final summer time.

Simeone mentioned he couldn’t imagine Barcelona had been prepared to promote Suarez, including that he was shocked when Atletico Madrid’s hierarchy contacted him to disclose the Camp Nou membership had been providing the possibility to signal the Uruguay striker.

Suarez was lowered to tears in his farewell speech to teammates and supporters after Barcelona made the shock determination to dump him final summer time.

The previous Liverpool participant went on to win the LaLiga title with Simeone’s aspect, scoring the successful objective on the LaLiga last day of the season in opposition to Actual Valladolid on Saturday.

“I met a person. I anticipated nothing much less,” Simeone advised ESPN’s F360.

“I used to be very completely happy from the primary day I spoke with him, I had already spoken with him when he was at Liverpool, in an effort for him to signal with us however he selected Barcelona.

“And when the chance [for Atletico to sign him] appeared, the membership known as me and mentioned, ‘what do you consider the potential for Luis Suarez coming?’ and I replied, ‘are you critical?’ Don’t ask me, let’s go for it, let me discuss to him’.

“After I spoke to him, the very first thing I mentioned to him was, ‘look, Luis, we have to win, and also you wish to win, the door is open’.”