Barca star Suarez ‘could return’ to Uruguay with former club Nacional


Barcelona star Luis Suarez ‘could return’ to Uruguay with former club Nacional according to ex-team-mate, with his contract at the Nou Camp set to expire next summer

  • An old team-mate of Luis Suarez says the striker is considering a move home
  • Sebastien Abreu says he could return to former club Nacional is Uruguay
  • Suarez will be 34 when his contract runs out next summer at Barcelona 

Luis Suarez could be set for a sensational return to Uruguay, with a former team-mate claiming the striker told him he’s open to a move back to Nacional. 

The former Liverpool forward made his breakthrough to first-team football with the Montevideo side 15-years-ago, going on to become one of the world’s deadliest strikers. 

Suarez will be 34-years-old when his contract expires next summer, and though he already has 11 goals in 17 games this season, the Catalan club will be eyeing up a successor. 

Luis Suarez is considering a move back to his home country, according to an old team-mate

The Barcelona front-man will be 34-years-old when his contract expires next summer 

Sebastien Abreu claims the striker could return to Nacional in the latter years of his career

Rather than face being benched at Barca, Suarez is apparently considering a return to his home country for the autumn of his career.   

‘I spoke with Suarez and he said that if I am the coach of Nacional he could return,’ Sebastien Abreu, currently player-manager for Boston River, told radio station 890.   

Abreu started up front with Suarez during the 2004-05 season as the future star developed early in his career. 

Suarez’s output is still a huge boost to Barcelona, with 11 goals in just 17 games this season 

Suarez is working his way back from a serious knee injury that will put him out until May

After move to Europe and catching the eye with Dutch side Groningen, Suarez was plucked by the league’s heavyweights, Ajax.  

Bagging 111 goals in 159 games was enough to catch Liverpool’s eye, where he first entered the conversation over the world’s best striker, scoring 31 goals in 33 Premier League games in his last season. 

Suarez reached his peak in the 2015-16 season, blasting to 40 goals in 35 La Liga games after winning the Champions League the previous season, securing a fourth Spanish title in 2018-19. 

His current campaign has been savaged by a knee injury, and the striker had been ruled-out for the season before the coronavirus pandemic put football on hold. 

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