For so long, Luis Suarez appeared set to leave Spain for Italy.
But a proposed move to Juve did not materialise as the Barcelona forward stands on the cusp of uniting with Diego Simeone in the Spanish capital.
Luis Suarez will swap Barcelona for LaLiga rivals Atletico Madrid, according to widespread reports in Spain.
Suarez had been tipped to join Serie A champions Juventus after being told he could leave Camp Nou.
But the 33-year-old Uruguay international forward will now sign a two-year deal with Atletico as he dominates the front pages of Wednesday’s Marca, Diario AS and Mundo Deportivo.
Manchester United have progressed talks with Barca regarding forward Ousmane Dembele, Record Sport reports. Having so far failed to prise Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund, United are eyeing an initial loan move for Dembele.Esport3 claims Barca are set to sign Ajax right-back Sergino Dest, who was also wanted by Bayern Munich. Milan have offered €20million for Nikola Milenkovic but Fiorentina have said no, reports Gazzetta dello Sport.
Celtic’s Kristoffer Ajer and Schalke centre-back Matija Nastasic are also options for the Rossoneri . Tuttosport claims Wolves are circling Juventus winger Douglas Costa, who has also been linked to United.Fulham and Newcastle United have entered the race to sign Napoli forward Arkadiusz Milik, reports Gazzetta dello Sport.
Tottenham have also been linked to the Poland international, while Roma are believed to be in talks as Milik enters the final year of his Napoli contract.Sky Sport Italia says Tottenham have opened talks for Inter defender Milan Skriniar, while Benfica’s Ruben Dias is another option for Spurs.Torino are battling Atletico for Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira, according to Sportitalia.
The former Sampdoria star has also been linked to Milan.Telefoot says Paris Saint-Germain are in talks with Chelsea over the possible signing of midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko. Discussions with Milan over a return have become complicated and PSG are now eyeing an initial loan deal for the former Monaco star.