Barcelona and Liverpool confirm Luis Suarez transfer

The clubs revealed on Friday that they have reached an agreement over the sale of the Uruguayan striker who will land in Catalonia next week to finalize the deal.
Liverpool has confirmed that the club has reached an agreement with Barcelona for the transfer of striker Luis Suarez.

The Spanish giant has long been linked with the Uruguayan forward and confirmation of the move came on Friday, with Barcelona saying in a statement on its official website that the Uruguay striker will be in Catalonia next week to put pen to paper on a five-year deal and complete his medical.

The Premier League club added: "Liverpool FC confirms that Luis Suarez will be leaving the club after a transfer agreement was reached with FC Barcelona. The player now has permission to complete the usual formalities, which will then conclude the transfer.

"We would like to thank Luis for his contribution and the role he played in helping bring Champions League football back to Anfield.

"Everyone at Liverpool Football Club wishes Luis and his family well for the future."