Liga - Suarez touches down in Spain to sign Barcelona deal

Luis Suarez has jetted in to Spain to finalise his transfer to Barcelona.

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Barcelona released this picture of Luis Suarez in their colours

The Uruguayan striker will not be presented at Barcelona's Nou Camp stadium, since the conditions of his ban from football prevent him from taking part in any football-related activity.

[Cruyff: Messi-Neymar-Suarez won't work]

He will however be permitted to complete a move said to be worth anything between £55 million and £75 million.

[Bartra: Suarez has promised he won't bite anyone again]

Suarez was on Monday's flight to Barcelona from Montevideo, accompanied by his wife Sonia and children Delfina and Benjamin, according to Spanish media reports.

He was then collected at the airport by his agent Pere Guardiola, who is brother of Bayern Munich boss - and former Barca coach - Pep Guardiola.

[Blatter: I want to see Suarez back]

FIFA president Sepp Blatter spoke in praise of Suarez on Monday despite his four-month ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini, saying, "This player will come back to football on the pitch and what he has shown on the pitch, we saw his tactical and technical capacity and his smell for goal. I hope he will be back."

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However, Blatter's next few words are sure to anger Liverpool fans: "He is now at one of the greatest clubs in the world.”

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