Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has agreed personal terms with Atletico Madrid ahead of a potential exit from the Nou Camp.
According to Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo, the Uruguayan has provisionally agreed a two-year contract with Atletico, who have taken pole position for Suarez after Juventus fell out of the race.
The report add that the experienced striker has been very pleased with the constant communication and backing from Atletico chief Miguel Angel Gil Marin and manager Diego Simeone.
Despite this, Suarez is yet to agree to the settlement of his contract with the Catalan outfit, with the forward wanting his entire €20m+ salary in full, whilst Barca will only be prepared to pay up the difference for the final year in his contract between what Atletico offer and that figure.
MD add that the Blaugrana are unwilling to allow the 33-year-old to leave on a free transfer, but Atletico have based their offer around this, they are also struggling to find a buyer for high-earner Diego Costa.
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