In the modern world of football, the transfer season lasts year-round. While the literal transfers of players take place in the summer and winter windows, rumors, speculation and even concrete agreements can happen any time.
The latest reports in England suggest that Inter Miami are interested in Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez.
The 34-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.
The Uruguay international joined Atletico from Barcelona for a fee in the region of 7 million euros in September 2020. His contract expires in the summer of 2022.
The striker has featured in 25 matches this term, netting 8 goals and providing 2 assists in all competitions.
He is considered to be the best striker in Uruguay. His record for Uruguay is also impressive. Luis Suarez has scored 65 goals in 128 matches for Uruguay at senior level.
Given that his contract is expiring soon and he has not yet signed an extension, the rumors have only heated up in recent weeks.
Phil Neville wants to sign a new striker and Suarez is one of the names at the top of his wishlist. He is a firm fan of Atletico Madrid striker and Inter Miami could make a move for the player if the financial aspect makes sense.
Inter Miami are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.
The former Barcelona man is a traditional number nine, having all types of finishes in his locker. He has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.
According to the report, “Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez is being linked with a move to Major League Soccer in the United States. According to El Nacional, the legendary forward is leaving Atletico Madrid when his contract runs out at the end of this season. Suarez is not staying in Europe, and a move to MLS appears to be his most likely destination. The forward, who enjoyed success with Liverpool, Barcelona, and Atletico in Europe, while also playing for Ajax, could end up at Inter Miami. The club, owned by David Beckham, have never made secret their desire to recruit high profile footballers from European leagues.”
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Inter Miami will have to come up with the right proposal to convince Suarez to join the club.
Good signing for Inter Miami?
If Inter Miami and David Beckham are seriously considering a striker, Suarez could also prove to be a smart option.
A striker of Luis Suarez’s ceiling will be a massive addition to Inter Miami squad as he will not only improve the overall quality of Neville’s starting XI but also add some stability and variety to his attacking department.
How strong that interest is and whether Inter Miami will make a move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.