In the event of failure in the recruitment of Lewandowski, Barça is considering bringing back Luis Suarez, at the end of his contract with Atlético.

The economic situation of FC Barcelona should improve soon. With the activation of the economic levers of television rights, Barcelona leaders will have a larger transfer window envelope to spend. And it’s no secret that the Blaugrana’s priority is Robert Lewandowski. One year from the end of his contract with the Bayern Munichthe Polish striker wants to leave and has made Barça his favorite destination.

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But with the Catalans set to offer €40m for the 33-year-old, the last statements of Oliver Kahn, president of Bayern, are not going in the direction of a departure, unless there is a standoff between Lewandowski and his club. Aware of their difficulties in recruiting, the Camp Nou residents have therefore checked a second name in the event of failure for the Bavarian striker, if we are to believe the information from Sport.

A returning club legend?

And it is a name well known to Barcelona supporters since it is Luis Suarez. Author of 198 goals during his 6 years in Catalonia, the Uruguayan international (127 caps 67 goals) is at the end of his contract with theAtletico Madrid and would therefore represent a good opportunity from a financial point of view.

However, the Barcelona leaders, who have contacted their former player, reportedly told him that it would take until August – and the progress of negotiations for Lewandowski – for a concrete offer to reach him. A proposal that does not really thrill the winner of the 2014 and 2016 Golden Boot, who let them know that he had other offers in Spain (Seville, Villarreal) but also in South America with River Plate, and He couldn’t afford to wait that long.