Rumour Has It: Barcelona identify Milan's Piatek as Suarez replacement

With Luis Suarez on the wrong side of 30, is Krzysztof Piatek Barcelona's long-term option?

Published : Oct 01, 2019 15:21 IST

AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek
AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek

AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek

arcelona is planning for life after Uruguay striker Luis Suarez.

The 32-year-old is highly regarded at Camp Nou, however, he has struggled for form and consistency.

Now, La Liga champion Barca appears to be lining up a possible replacement.

CL PREVIEW: Bale and James left out as Isco, Ramos and Marcelo return for Real Madrid


Barcelona  is interested in signing  AC Milan  striker  Krzysztof Piatek  as a long-term replacement for  Luis Suarez , says

Suarez celebrates his 33rd birthday in January and the Barca veteran is showing signs of decline at the La Liga champion, where he has struggled for form and consistency.

Barca will look to bring in a new face in January, with the Spanish giant ready to spend €50million on Piatek, while RB Leipzig's  Timo Werner , Getafe forward  Jaime Mata  and  Juventus  veteran  Mario Mandzukic  have also been linked.



Juventus  has set its sights on three Premier League players – Chelsea's  Willian , and Tottenham pair  Christian Eriksen  and  Toby Alderweireld , according to  Tuttosport . The trio will be available on free transfers at the end of the season and Eriksen tops Juve's wish list.

READ:  Sancho's Dortmund future undecided amid Man United links

The Daily Mail   says  Tottenham  has opened contract talks with defender  Jan Vertonghen . The Belgium international is out of contract at season's end and Spurs is reluctant to lose him on a free transfer.

AC Milan  is interested in signing Nice star  Arnaud Lusamba , according to Calciomercato. The 22-year-old midfielder is contracted to the Ligue 1 club until 2021.

Arsenal  will send scouts to watch Salzburg and Hungary star  Dominik Szoboszlai  in Wednesday's Champions League showdown against Liverpool, reports the  Daily Mail.  The 18-year-old sensation has also attracted interested from Serie A trio  JuventusInter  and  Lazio .

- Eredivisie side  PSV  is interested in signing Manchester United's  Tahith Chong  on loan in January, according to the  Daily Mail.  The 19-year-old Dutch winger, who arrived from Feyenoord in 2016, has been involved with the first team under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Sign in to unlock all user benefits
  • Get notified on top games and events
  • Save stories to read later
  • Access to comment on every story
  • Sign up / manage to our newsletters with a single click
  • Get notified by email for early bird access to discounts & offers to our products
Sign in


Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide to our community guidelines for posting your comment