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Suarez reveals automatic renewal clause in Barcelona contract

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Luis Suarez has revealed that his contract with the club will renew automatically should he play over 60 percent of their matches next season.

Suarez has seen his season cut short due to injury and could miss most of the remainder of the season after undergoing surgery last month.

His injury alongside that of Ousmane Dembele go out of their way to sign former Leganes man Martin Braithwaite.

The 33-year-old’s current deal expires in 2021, but he has made clear his intentions to stay at Camp Nou for as long as possible.

Prior to his injury, Suarez had impressed for Barcelona, scoring 11 league goals in 17 appearanes.

And now the Uruguayan has revealed a clause exists that could easily see him renew his contract at the club.

“I am happy here and my family, too. I am where I have always wanted to be and I feel useful,” Suarez told RAC1 via Goal.

“The decision has to come from the club, they know my predisposition. I want to continue, but it does not depend on me. 

“But there is also the option that next year if I play 60 percent of the games in which I am available, I renew.”

The likes of Lautaro Martinez have been linked with Barcelona as potential Suarez replacements but this revelation surely means the 33-year-old wants to keep playing for the club for as long as possible.