Suarez joins Villarreal

MADRID: Spanish under-21 international Denis Suarez has joined Villarreal from Barcelona, although the European champions will have a buy-back option on the player for the next two seasons.

Suarez joined Sevilla on a two-year loan last season, but, despite playing his part as the Andalusians won the Europa League for a fourth time, has seen his first-team opportunities at the Sanchez Pizjuan limited.

That loan agreement has now been cut short to allow the 21-year-old to join Villarreal.