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Barcelona move to block Luis Suarez from Atletico Madrid move

Barcelona are moving to block Luis Suarez from moving to Atletico Madrid.

It was expected Barca would sign off on a pay-out for Suarez regarding the final year of his contract ahead of the veteran joining Atletico as a free agent.

However, ESPN says the Catalans are now performing a U-turn and demanding Suarez not consider Atletico as an option.

It's claimed as part of the pay-off arrangement, Suarez had to agree not to join Real Madrid, Manchester City, Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain. But it's now emerged they're also insisting Suarez not move to Atletico.

Barca's board insist - on principle - they should not be paying Suarez to leave and strengthen a direct LaLiga rival.

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