Luis Suarez Begins Training at Barcelona

The Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld Luis Suarez's four-month ban from playing in competitive games as well as his nine-match international suspension, but it did allow him to train and play in unofficial matches.

updated: August 15, 2014 09:22 IST
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Luis Suarez has reportedly been training on his own in an unknown location in Catalonia since completing his 95 million euros move to the Camp Nou from Liverpool last month.


Barcelona: Luis Suarez will start training with his new Barcelona team-mates on Friday after getting the green light from the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the Spanish giants confirmed.

A statement released by the Catalan club read: "Following the announcement of the verdict by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) regarding the appeal against the sanction imposed on Luis Suarez by FIFA, FC Barcelona hereby announces that the player will join the first team's training session scheduled for Friday at 9.30 AM CET (0730 GMT) in the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper.

"Likewise, the public presentation of Suarez as a new FC Barcelona player will be held on Monday at the Camp Nou, on occasion of the Joan Gamper Trophy match."

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