Barcelona has confirmed that they are to re-sign midfielder Denis Suarez from Villarreal, per a medical exam.
The Primera Division champions exercised a buy-back clause and will pay €3.25 million to sign Suarez who had been on the books at Barcelona B between the years of 2013 and 2015.
A statement released stated the following:
“FC Barcelona have decided to exercise the buy back clause for the player Denis Suarez, currently at Villarreal CF, which will see the player join the Club for the next four seasons with an option for a fifth depending on the number of appearances in the fourth season.
“FC Barcelona have deposited 3,250,000 euros for the right to buy back the player.
“The buy out clause for the players has been set at 50 million Euros.”
Suarez spoke about a return back in March, saying that “The possibility of returning to Barca is there and it’s very difficult to say no to that. I’ve always wanted to play for Barca.”
It is expected that he will undergo his medical on Tuesday and is due to sign his contract and be presented as a Barca player on Wednesday.