£75m Suarez 100% a Barcelona player

16 July 2014 Last updated at 17:43

Luis Suarez is now “100%” a Barcelona player, the Spanish club has said.

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The club is looking to rebuild under Enrique, who was appointed in May, after failing to win a major trophy last season for the first time in six years.

If the transfer fee is confirmed at £75m, it will be the third largest in football history.

Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo cost Real Madrid £86m and £80m respectively.

Barcelona have been told by football’s world governing body Fifa that, under the terms of the ban, they will not be able to publicly unveil Suarez, as they have done with previous signings.

It was estimated that about 90,000 fans were in the Nou Camp for Neymar’s presentation in June 2013.

Meanwhile, Barcelona have allowed 22-year-old forward Cristian Tello to join Portuguese side Porto on a two-year loan deal.

Porto have the option to buy the Spain international at the end of the loan spell, while Barcelona can recall him after one season.

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