Diego Simeone jumped at the chance to sign Luis Suarez for Atletico Madrid this summer.
The Atletico boss couldn’t resist the opportunity to bring Suarez to the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano because of the kind of striker he is.
The 33-year-old may be getting on, but he remains a deadly poacher in and outside the penalty area, not to mention his work rate off the ball.
In fact, those two traits combined make up the perfect Simeone striker – a model which Radamel Falcao, Diego Costa and Griezmann have all fit in the past.
El Cholo also values Suarez highly because of his mental strength which, at times, is something Alvaro Morata lacks. Morata himself is close to sealing a loan move to Juventus.
With the Uruguayan now a free agent after cutting ties with Barcelona; a possible switch to Atletico could be on the horizon in what would be a big capture for the Spanish capital club.