Barcelona’s midfielder Denis Suarez has fueled the speculation surrounding him, with reports claiming that the midfielder has told Lionel Messi he wants to leave
The 23-year-old was yet again overlooked by Ernesto Valverde as the Catalan club ran riot against Deportivo on Sunday. The midfielder did not take part in the 4-0 win, despite the injury to Paco Alcacer. It was widely expected that the Denis Suarez would be brought on to replace the injured striker.
However, to the much surprise of the crowd, Valverde decided to bring on Aleix Vidal in the team. The 23-year-old has reportedly told Lionel Messi that he is keen to pack his bags and move on. The speculation regarding Suarez’s exit has been pretty much prevalent after the positive start from the midfielder.
Andre Gomes ahead in the pecking order:
Following that start, the midfielder has been snubbed many-a-time by Valverde to leave Suarez in tatters. If the Spanish international is dropped against Real Madrid, his decision would be only a matter of time. Don Balon claim Suarez won’t be short of suitors if he decides to leave.
The two clubs that are leading the race for the midfielder are Inter Milan and Napoli, who both are very keen on getting Suarez on board.
— Denis Suarez (@DenisSuarez6) December 10, 2017
Nevertheless, Messi has adviced the midfielder to remain keen and calm despite the lack of opportunity. Alcacer too had a similar fate but took all the opportunity he got by the neck and made the spot his own this year.
Suarez has arguably one of the underused players by Ernesto Valverde this season. After scoring the crucial goal against Getafe, the midfielder has fallen in the pecking order. Valverde prefers the Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes to the Spanish international prompting more doubts on the midfielder’s ability.
If the midfielder does stay, which in my opinion he would, he will have the chance to emulate the Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta in the middle of the park. Suarez has all the ability to take the midfield position by his neck, but time has, is, and will tick as the league proceeds.