top of page

Once Bitten, Not Shy: Luis Suárez

"Juventus looks to arm its offensive attack to the teeth with a possible addition of the Barca centre-forward."

Photo edit by @mpj_emil (twitter)


Addio Higuain, Ciao Numero Nove.


Another one bites the dust. Or at least that is what reports would have Juventino believe as Gonzalo Higuain has seemingly played his last match for the Bianconeri and Serie A. Higuain’s brother/agent, Nicolas Higuain, has confirmed that new Juventus manager and 2006 FIFA World Cup champion, Andrea Pirlo, has informed the former Capocannoniere winner he no longer fits into the project Il Maestro has orchestrated for Juventus moving forward. Higuain’s imminent departure creates the opportunity for the appointment of a new number nine to the black and white attack.


When the first of September arrived and the transfer market opened, rumors grew in frequency and the grapevine continued to speak nonsense into likelihood, the obvious into obscurity. Long reputed names such as former Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri favorite, Napoli reserve Arkadiusz Milik, and AS Roma striker Edin Dzeko have recently fallen to the wayside for a name with a bit more bite to it: Luis Suárez. The Barcelona and Uruguayan striker has recently emerged as an option in the mercato following the untimely EIGHT - TWO(!!!) collapse by the Blaugrana against Bayern Munich in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League. Matters have only been exacerbated for the Spanish monster of a club as world-renown second best player, Lionel Messi, has requested his transfer from the team where he began his career in 2001. Dramatics were sure to ensue as the superstar’s request for a move opened the door for other European clubs to pounce in defanging the club; with interest from Inter Milan in former Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal and Luis Suárez licking his chops at a move to the Italian peninsula.


Cutting His Teeth in the Premier League, La Liga, and Internationally.


Most Juventus and Italian fans are fairly familiar with the Uruguayan striker at this point in his 15+ year career. Suárez began his major senior career after joining Ajax in the Eredivisie Dutch league from FC Groningen in 2007. During his tenure playing for de Godenzonen he was able to amass over 80 goals, won the KNVB Cup in 2010 while becoming the league’s top scorer and