sport news Diego Simeone delighted to sign goal machine Luis Suarez from Barcelona

'When the chance to get him arose, the numbers spoke for themselves': Diego Simeone delighted to sign goal-scoring machine Luis Suarez from Barcelona and reveals he could make his Atletico Madrid debut on Sunday Luis Suarez could face Granada two days after joining Atletico Madrid on a free He scored a huge 198 goals in six years for Barcelona before falling out of favour Diego Simeone's history with signing high-profile attackers has been mixed 

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Published: 17:22 BST, 26 September 2020 | Updated: 17:22 BST, 26 September 2020

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Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said Luis Suarez's goal-scoring record spoke for itself when the club decided to sign him and confirmed the Uruguayan would make his debut in Sunday's La Liga opener at home to Granada.

Suarez signed a two-year deal with Atletico on Friday after completing a free transfer from Barcelona, where he scored 198 goals in six years but was encouraged to leave by new coach Ronald Koeman.

'When the chance to get Suarez arose the numbers spoke for themselves,' Simeone told a news conference on Saturday.

Striker Luis Suarez could make his Atletico Madrid debut against Granada on Sunday

Striker Luis Suarez could make his Atletico Madrid debut against Granada on Sunday

Suarez poses with Atletico Madrid's home shirt alongside club president Enrique Cerezo

Suarez poses with Atletico Madrid's home shirt alongside club president Enrique Cerezo

'Yesterday he had a long and hectic day but he trained with lots of enthusiasm and of course he'll be in the squad. We'll see if he starts or comes on in the second half.'

Simeone has seen a fair

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