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Luis Suarez talks about his journey from Barca to Atletico

Sat 22 May 2021 | 21:40

Atletico Madrid’s Luis Suarez talks about his departure from Barcelona and his new team.

Luis Suarez

, who had an important role in

Atletico Madrid’s

title-winning team, has talked about his departure from Barcelona and insists that he was underestimated by the club last summer.

The Uruguayan joined Simeone’s men after Koeman decided to leave him out of his plans for Barcelona and helped Atletico a lot in winning the La Liga title.

Suarez Told

Movistar

:

"The situation I experienced last summer was difficult, the way I was underestimated.

"Atletico Madrid opened up their doors to me to keep on showing the player I am."

Diego Simeone

and his men waited seven years to win the La Liga title; they did it when Real Madrid was fighting them until the last match, and the competition was hard for the team physically and mentally, as

Marcos Llorente

admits.

He said:

"We're knackered. It’s been a really tight season with a lot of games. It's been tough physically, but in the end we’ve got this crucial win and we’ve managed to win the title.

"The togetherness we have has been crucial to achieving this."

Llorente has also talked about their comeback against Valladolid, who was in the lead in the first half, insisting that the pressure had a big part in their performance.

"We felt the nerves a bit today given it was such a key game, but we just wanted to win so as not to have to think about the result of the other game.

"At the break we managed to calm ourselves down and we went out there and turned the match around.

"I’d like to thank the fans. They haven’t been able to be in the stands but we’ve felt their support in a really tough year."


source: SportMob

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