The Uruguayan stated he was saved in the dark about his standing and only uncovered of the club’s options via media reports
Luis Suarez has strike out at Barcelona’s board for how they dealt with his departure, indicating he only discovered he wasn’t in the club’s strategies when he saw the news in media reports.
Right after he took in excess of as Barcelona head mentor, widespread stories advised that Ronald Koeman did not have the Uruguayan forward in his plans, forcing Suarez to scramble to come across a new crew.
Suarez nearly moved to Juventus in advance of at some point joining Atletico Madrid in a €6 million transfer final month.
Speaking to ESPN, the 33-year-outdated stated he wasn’t pleased to have discovered of his probable Barcelona departure along with the relaxation of the entire world, fairly than currently being explained to by anyone at the club.
“What they did hurt me and my household a large amount,” Suarez explained. “Their form and manners had been not proper.
“The moment they advised me [I wasn’t in their plans], I confirmed what I observed in the press, what other folks instructed me. No one particular from the club experienced instructed me anything until eventually the coach’s contact.
“Koeman named me to notify me that I was not in his plans when I experienced already regarded what was likely to transpire 10 days right before.
“I spent six decades at Barcelona and I often explained that the club required a youthful ahead. They never brought anybody who could compete with me. Forwards have streaks and times. I deserved at the very least that ahead of I uncovered out from the push that they failed to want me.
“I experienced a large amount of uncertainty, due to the fact I had to go to train. I explained to Leo [Messi] that I realized what they had been going to do to me. I was going to train joyful, but I returned household unfortunate.”
Offered his bitter partnership with the club, Suarez was requested if he would celebrate a target if he scored towards the Blaugrana. The Atletico guy stated he wouldn’t rejoice wildly, but he might pick out to mail a concept to the club’s board instead.
“If I scored against Barcelona, I would not yell or go crazy, but I certainly would place somewhere,” Suarez said.
Suarez will get his initially chance to just take on his previous club when Barcelona pay a visit to the Wanda Metropolitano on November 22.