And it’s claimed the French ahead’s arrival will pressure Suarez out of the Nou Camp.
Barcelona have a wealth of attacking skill of their ranks already and it is recommended it’ll be a case of one-in, one-out in the event that they signal Griezmann.
And stories from Radio Cataluna declare the 31-year-old Suarez would be the guy to go away to make room for the France global because of his age.
Suarez has been a sensation since arriving in Catalonia from Liverpool in 2014.
The Uruguayan ace has scored 151 targets and 86 assists in 196 appearances in a Barcelona blouse, however he is likely one of the older avid gamers within the Spanish giants’ squad.
Ousmane Dembele – who has struggled to settle following his transfer from Germany – is solely 20-years-old and will likely be given extra time to increase, whilst 25-year-old Philippe Coutinho most effective arrived from Liverpool in January.
Paco Alcacer, 24, has supplied respectable back-up carrier on the Nou Camp, whilst there’s no probability world famous person Lionel Messi, 30, will go away.
Griezmann signed a brand new contract at Atletico Madrid closing summer time, however his unencumber clause was once halved from £175m all the way down to £87million.
He has been strongly related with a transfer to Outdated Trafford, however it seems that Barcelona have received the race for the French big name.
Suarez has in the past welcomed the speculation of including Griezmann to the squad – however appeared oblivious to the speculation it will pressure him out of the membership.
He stated: “It makes the membership proud to deliver avid gamers of this high quality like Antoine, like Dembele and Coutinho got here.
“He’s a participant who brings an enormous quantity, he has numerous years enjoying on the perfect degree, all the time combating.
“He regulations up entrance for Atletico and that’s basic.
“He isn’t coming to take where of someone, however with the ambition of successful vital issues.