Premier League - FIFA: Suarez can move clubs this summer despite ban

FIFA has confirmed that Luis Suarez's four-month ban from all football activity does not preclude a transfer.

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Premier League - FIFA: Suarez can move clubs this summer despite ban
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Suarez was hit with the huge ban after biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini in a World Cup group game on Tuesday.

[FIFA HITS SUAREZ WITH HUGE BAN]

His ban prevents the striker from playing until the start of November and he is not even allowed to set foot in a stadium during that time.

However, FIFA says he is permitted to transfer clubs.

[SUAREZ BITES CHIELLINI: IN PICTURES]

A FIFA representative said: "A transfer can happen this summer."

[FIFA'S FULL STATEMENT]

Suarez has been strongly linked with a move to Barcelona, with reports in Spain claiming he has already given his consent to a move.

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