Luis Suarez transfer to Barcelona hits stumbling block

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Luis Suarez's much talked about transfer to Barcelona could have hit a huge stumbling block, as the Catalan giants want to offer Liverpool a series of scattered payments of the £75 million deal. 

The biggest saga looked to be in it's final closing stages as a fee was agreed between the two clubs, but the Daily Mail are now reporting, that this latest embargo may disinterest Liverpool who are holding out for a one off payment.

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The sale of the ever controversial Uruguayan exploded into life after his third biting incident against Italy at the World Cup finally looked to be the last straw for the Liverpool chiefs.

Barcelona are desperately attempting to come to an arrangement with the Reds, that will see them pay the enormous £75 million fee in stages, with a certain amount being based on 27-year-old's performances.

However Liverpool, do not look likely to settle for anything less than a club record one off payment after already bringing in a host of new players to the club, having spent almost £40 million. 

Initial negotiations for Barcelona to bring Suarez to the Camp Nou had been very quick and efficient to begin, while with local sports shops have already been getting carried away by displaying their new shirt with the player's name printed on the back.


The arrival of Suarez in Barcelona will most definitely see the current number nine Alexis Sanchez departing the club, with heavy speculation of a move to Arsenal looking ever more imminent. 

Liverpool are rumoured to also be interested in Sanchez and may even try and arrange for the Chile international to become part of the Suarez transfer, in what would be a package deal. 

Although, the Anfield club have reportedly already been told that Sanchez is not keen on a move there and will hold out for Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger to bring him to north London, with Juventus and Manchester City also chasing the 25-year-old.

New look

Despite the arrival of Neymar last summer, many would call it a bitterly disappointing season in Catalonia, by Barcelona's standards anyway. With this, the club now look set to have an almost completely re-vamped attacking line up ahead of next season.

The arrival of impressive Croatian Ivan Rakitić from La Liga rival Sevilla dramatically saw Cesc Fabregas depart the Camp Nou and return to the Premier League, albeit with Chelsea and not his beloved Arsenal.

As well as this, with Sanchez and club legend Xavi expected to move on, Luis Enrique will have a new look midfield and front line that could well take Europe by storm next season ad spark a new generation of players. 

As for Suarez, he could be making a very quick return to England if he does join Barcelona - the club will start their pre-season training at England's St George's Park. Although, the Uruguay man won't be able to train due to his lengthy biting ban.

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