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Manchester United launch astounding £135m bid for world's most lethal finisher

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Manchester United are readying a truly astounding £135m bid for Barcelona forward Luis Suarez according to The Sun.

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One has to wonder where such a venerable publication as this, sarcasm, came up with this gem of a rumour, a rumour that may well be the craziest we’ve heard in a long time. So let’s take a closer look.

So the origin of this story would appear to be Spanish source Don Balon, and by all accounts the gist is that Jose Mourinho is looking to break the bank to land the 29-year-old Nou Camp star.

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Remember of course that Suarez is a former Liverpool man and the chances of him returning to the Premier League to play for their arch rivals is next to impossible to believe. Add into the mix that Man United are struggling and have no Champions League football to offer and this rumour begins to sound all the more ridiculous.

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Suarez has of course been a massive success since moving to La Liga and there appears to be no pressing reason why he would even consider leaving Barcelona for pastures new.

The South American has racked up 94 goals in 110 appearances for Barcelona and is in the peak form of his career but the chances of him making the reported January move to Manchester United are virtually non-existent.

Manchester United’s ‘apparent’ interest in a new forward is perhaps unsurprising given the recent run of poor form they’ve experienced but a knee-jerk reaction of these proportions is hard to fathom.

Mourinho spent over £150m on new additions over the summer and youngsters Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial are very much promising talents for the future who can deliver today.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was always a short-term option and whilst the Swede has failed to score in his past five appearances but has still racked up six goals in all competitions this term and hasn’t turned into a woeful forward overnight, he will deliver.

Suarez won a La Liga, Champions League and Copa del Rey treble in his first season at Barcelona and once again picked up a La Liga title winners’ medal last season and is of course one third of perhaps the most feared front-lines in world football, alongside Neymar and Lionel Messi, and there is every chance he will see out his career at the Catalan giants.

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