Luis Suarez to Quit Uruguayan Club Nacional Ahead of the World Cup

Luis Suarez to Quit Uruguayan Club Nacional Ahead of the World Cup

  • The President of Nacional has confirmed that Luis Suarez will leave the club before the start of the 2022 World Cup
  • The former Barcelona superstar completed his switch to join the Uruguayan club in July this year
  • Suarez, who bagged four goals in eight appearances for Nacional, is set to make his last World Cup appearance in Qatar

Luis Suarez is set to become a free agent just months after signing for Nacional on a free transfer from Atletico Madrid.

The 35-year-old made the sensational return to his boyhood club this summer following the expiration of his deal with Diego Simeone's side.

The former Liverpool forward has been magnificent in his second stint in Montevideo, notching four goals in eight matches.

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Luis Suarez reacts after missing a chance during Nacional's game against Rentistas on August 05, 2022. Photo by Agencia Gamba
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However, Nacional president Jose Fuentes has disclosed in an interview with ESPN that the ex-Barcelona striker's second spell with the club will end prior to the Qatar World Cup.

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'When the Uruguayan Championship ends, Suarez will leave, that’s how we arranged his deal.'
'It’s what we agreed and he made a huge effort to come here.
'I say this to avoid generating fan expectations. Suarez is leaving. We’ve asked him, and he answered the same thing as before.'

It appears this year's Mundial will be Suarez's last World Cup, and he is expected to look for a new club when the tournament is over.

Nacional are currently in a neck and neck contest with River Plates in the Uruguay Primera Division on the same points but find themselves in second on goal difference.

Former Barcelona Star Scores Incredible Long Range Strike for Nacional in Uruguayan Clasico

Sports Brief earlier reported that former Barcelona forward Luis Suarez proved why he is considered the Clasico king with a wonderful goal for his new club Nacional at the weekend.

The 35-year-old had netted 11 goals for the Catalan giants against eternal rivals Real Madrid in Spain's Clasico before headlining in the Uruguayan version on Sunday.

Suarez scored a long-range stunner to help his new club Nacional thump rivals Penarol 3-1 in Montevideo.