Suarez to stay at La Liga champion Atletico Madrid next season

The 34-year-old, who joined Diego Simeone's side on a two-year contract in September after leaving Barcelona, ended the season as Atletico's top scorer with 21 goals.

Luis Suarez said he would remain at Atletico Madrid next season.   -  AP

Luis Suarez said he would remain at Atletico Madrid next season after the Uruguay forward helped his team to its first league title in seven years.

Atletico piped city rival Real Madrid to the title on Saturday after Suarez fired it to a 2-1 comeback win at Real Valladolid.

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The 34-year-old, who joined Diego Simeone's side on a two-year contract in September after leaving Barcelona, ended the season as Atletico's top scorer with 21 goals.

ESPN has reported his deal included a clause that would have allowed him to leave on a free transfer in the summer.

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"Yes, I'm sure (I'll stay)," Suarez told Spanish network Movistar Plus on Sunday during Atletico's title presentation at their Wanda Metropolitano stadium.

"Atletico welcomed me from the minute I arrived ... how they treated me.

"I asked the club if there was room for me on the museum wall to make history at Atletico."

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