Luis Suárez was last seen wearing the Barcelona shirt on the pitch in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia). That night of January 9, he did not score but he assisted Leo Messi in what seemed the sentence against Atlético, in that Spanish Super Cup that led to the end of Ernesto Valverde. The Uruguayan was considered lost for this season, having to undergo surgery for an injury to the external meniscus of his right knee. Now, 147 days later, and due to the coronavirus, it returns to the scene.

Along the way, Barça signed the Danish Martin Braithwaite, from Leganés, to try to alleviate the penalties that could result from both the absence of Suárez and Dembélé . The long-term absence of the French allowed the Barça club to sign after the deadline, with the winter market already closed. And on the way, also, two days after his arthroscopy, Quique Setién , who never had the Charrúa to finish the season.

After receiving the go-ahead from the Barcelona doctors, Luis Suárez will be available to his coach to play within a week in Son Moix, against Mallorca . This was announced by the Catalan club in a statement. In fact, the tip had been training normally since last May 8, only now he has the official discharge from the medical services.

His last goal, in the derby

"It becomes a luxury reinforcement for Quique Setién who, due to the slowdown in competition due to the coronavirus crisis, will finally be able to count on the Barça '9' and his goals in the final fight for the titles," announces the FC Barcelona in its statement.

Luis Suárez has scored 14 goals in the 23 games he has played this season. His last goal came in the derby in Cornellá, on January 4, in which Barça ended up tying 2-2.

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