Report: Manchester City consider sensational swoop for former Liverpool hero

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Manchester City are eyeing a deal for Barcelona striker Luis Suarez, reports claim.

According to a report in the Daily Mail, Manchester City are contemplating bidding £100 million in order to bring former Liverpool ace Luis Suarez back to the Premier League.

The Uruguay international departed the Reds last summer after three-and-a-half years at the club, joining La Liga giants Barcelona for a hefty sum.

However, his initial stint at the Catalans was far from smooth as he battled for fitness and later struggled to adapt in the shadows of Barca superstars Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr.

Following his strike against Granada on Saturday, Suarez’s season tall stands at five goals and a further nine assists in 14 league starts.

Improvement at the Nou Camp is evident, although that hasn’t allegedly prevented City from forming plans to bring him back as the Etihad outfit weigh up a monster bid - according to the Daily Mail.

“Manchester City are considering a £100 million bid to buy Luis Suarez. Grapevine sources have been told that the club would like to move the striker on. City are aware of that and would pay a huge amount to take the player now that they realise that their ambition to sign Lionel Messi is unlikely to ever come to fruition,” the report claims.

The Citizens currently boast an array of attacking talent though, with Stevan Jovetic and Edin Dzeko perhaps available this summer, there is scope for an extra addition.

Suarez has Premier League experience in abundance and his style suits the English game, wowing the Anfield faithful last season by notching 31 Premier League goals.

However, with Barca currently in the midst of a transfer embargo it would be far from wise to allow players to depart the club – especially regular first-team stars such as Suarez.

Furthermore, with the 28-year-old previously longing for a move to the Nou Camp and finally being granted his wish, it’s highly unlikely he would turn his back on the Catalans after just 12 months at the club.

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