Italian monetary police and the Perugia public prosecutor’s workplace have opened an investigation into allegations of irregularities related to Luis Suarez’s Italian citizenship examination remaining week.
Suarez flew into Perugia to take the take a look at amid reviews he used to be set to be a part of Juventus from Barcelona.
In order to entire the move, the 33-year-old Uruguayan would have wanted to have received Italian citizenship as Juventus have no accessible house in their squad for non-EU players.
However, it is alleged that Suarez used to be conscious of the contents of the examination earlier than taking it, and that his rating was once pre-assigned.
A assertion from the Perugia public prosecutor’s workplace said: “Some irregularities have emerged in the examination of certification of Italian, sat on September 17 with the aid of Uruguayan soccer participant Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz, wished to reap the Italian citizenship.
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“From the investigation, it emerged that the matters in the examination had been agreed in strengthen with the applicant and that the relative mark had been attributed even earlier than carrying out the exam, regardless of the truth that an fundamental skillability of the Italian language had been validated for the duration of far off instructions carried out by means of lecturers of the University for Foreigners.
“Today, the Italian monetary police are shifting ahead to seize the files at the college offices, to confirm the movements described formerly and notify the statistics assurances for the crimes of revelation of professional secrecy, false illustration dedicated with the aid of public officers in legitimate archives and other.”
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The University for Foreigners of Perugia denies any wrongdoing, announcing in a statement: “In relation to the ongoing investigation, the University for Foreigners of Perugia reiterates the correctness and transparency of the approaches accompanied for the examination sat through the soccer participant Luis Suarez and trusts that this will emerge with readability at the stop of the inspections underway.”
Suarez’s pass to Juventus seems to have fallen through, with the Italian champions now set to re-sign Alvaro Morata from Atletico Madrd.
Morata is probably to be changed at Atletico by means of Suarez, who has been informed be can depart Barcelona.