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Luis Suarez 'is very close to signing for River Plate' on a free transfer after leaving Atletico Madrid... as Argentine side's boss Marcelo Gallardo insists Uruguayan striker 'has the will and enthusiasm' to sign for them

Former Liverpool and Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is closing in on a move to River Plate, according to reports in Spain.

The 35-year-old's contract at Atletico Madrid expires at the end of the month and is set to leave the club as a result.

And Mundo Deportivo claim Argentina will be the Uruguay international's next destination, with the report claiming some sources have indicated the move could be announced as soon as Monday or Tuesday.

Luis Suarez is reportedly closing in on a move to River Plate once his Atletico Madrid deal expires
Lionel Messi, Cesc Fabregas and Luis Suarez have been seen holidaying together in Ibiza

However, the report also adds that other sources claim River Plate are yet to receive an answer from Suarez - who joined Cesc Fabregas and Lionel Messi in Ibiza last week to celebrate the PSG star's 35th birthday - as to whether he will join them.