Luis Suarez (Getty Photos)
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone believes Luis Suarez can decide the membership to novel heights and said his novel signing will seemingly be within the squad to face Granada on Sunday.
Suarez has joined Atletico after being pushed out by Barcelona, who allowed the 33-three hundred and sixty five days-feeble to leave without cost, with handiest an further 5 million euros due in variables.
“His arrival is a chance for us to withhold rising as a membership and to have novel energy as a crew,” said Simeone.
“We spoke forward of he went to Barcelona at a time when the chance got here up that he may perhaps well join us. The final six years he is had were incredibly successful.
“His crew-mates are desirous to plan him decide in as hasty as that that you just would be in a position to maintain so his aims and game can aid us receive.”
Simeone said Suarez educated alongside with his novel facet on Friday and is in line to plan his debut against Granada at the Wanda Metropolitano this weekend.
“The day gone by he had a lengthy day, he done coaching thoroughly with the crew,” said Simeone.
“He looks to be so motivated and angry and obviously he will seemingly be within the squad, accessible for the crew. The next day we are in a position to see if he starts or comes on within the 2d half.”
Suarez has said he changed into drawn to the chance of competing at the ideal level with Atletico and proving he is peaceable amongst the finest strikers within the sector.
“I could be appropriate form, he changed into contented from the first 2d that this changed into the field for him to withhold being a drive, to withhold showing he is peaceable a large striker and so as to withhold sustaining the years he had at Barcelona,” said Simeone.
“I discovered in him what we need on this membership, a dream and a want to be here. When other folks reach here with that more or less motivation, issues always plug effectively for them.”
Suarez’s arrival arrangement Atletico have secured an instantaneous replacement for Alvaro Morata, who moved to Juventus on mortgage.
Suarez scored 21 aims final season for Barcelona whereas Morata hit 16 for Atletico.
“We all know what Luis brings. He is a focal point, he is large alongside with his encourage to plan, his run inner the field creates possibilities,” said Simeone.
“When we knew Alvaro may perhaps well plug away we made up our minds the finest arrangement to continue would be to gape for somebody who scored even more aims final season.
“It wasn’t easy to maintain about a replacement for Alvaro nonetheless when the chance of Suarez got here up, the numbers spoke for themselves.”
Simeone will seemingly be within the dug-out on Sunday, having recovered following his definite test for coronavirus.
“We had the toughen of the doctors, who moreover tried to be definite I wasn’t too some distance from what the crew changed into doing despite my absence, which I moreover maintain may perhaps well most seemingly even be helpful,” said Simeone.
“After so many years of working every single day with the gamers, having 15 days away most seemingly may perhaps well perhaps were appropriate form too.
“Then after they roar you’ve got tested detrimental, you’re feeling joy, enthusiasm, emotion, and incredibly appreciative of that excitement you largely feel for the commence of the season.”