The Anfield boss believes the Uruguay international is happy at the club but is expecting the forward to attract interest from sides during the summer transfer window Brendan Rodgers admits Liverpool face a battle to hang on to Luis Suarez this summer, but insists they are under no pressure to sell their star man.
We all know Luis Suarez has a fondness for handling the ball, but that's no usually because he's the goalkeeper. In a twist on the old adage that strikers are the first line of defence, the Liverpool star positioned himself in front of Reds keeper Brad Jones and proceeded to do his job for him. [...]
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers was coy on the future of Andy Carroll, who is currently on loan at West Ham, insisting he will assess his progression at the end of the season. The striker, who joined Liverpool from Newcastle for £35 million in January 2011, linked up with Sam Allardyce's side last summer after being told he would be behind lone frontman Luis Suarez in the pecking order at Anfield.
After a match winning Daniel Sturridge hat trick against Fulham on Sunday, Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers said that he could be one of Europe's top strikers. The former Chelsea and Manchester City man has led the line for Liverpool since Luis Suarez was hit with a ten match ban for biting Branislav Ivanovic.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is keen to make Barcelona's promising forward Christian Tello his first summer signing. The Reds appear to be locked in a three-way battle for Tello's signature with Spurs also in the frame. The Reds tried to sign Tello last summer, but they failed to broker a deal.
Liverpool are thought to be interested in Porto goalscorer Jackson Martinez, but are expected to be rivalled by Borussia Dortmund. Martinez has been in fine form this season scoring 28 goals in 36 appearances which has led to interest from the Reds according to the Express. However, with Dortmund close to losing star Robert Lewandowski to Bayern Munich they are preparing to secure his replacement in the shape of Martinez.
We are delighted to welcome Ed Carter back to 200% today, for the first of a new series of cartoons to help you to while away the summer months, and he kicks off today with a searching examination of how professional footballers can keep themselves entertained over the long, lazy days of their holidays.
Liverpool is looking to sign Brazilian defender Douglas on a free transfer. The 25-year-old has been a long-term target for Newcastle who failed with a £4million offer last summer while Inter Milan has also shown interest. However, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has expressed interest after realizing Douglas is out of contract.
Luis Suarez has revealed that he wants to remain at Liverpool despite receiving a 10-match ban for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic. The Uruguay international striker missed Sunday's derby against Everton because of the incident at Anfield in April. But the 26-year-old, who has scored 30 goals for the club this campaign, is determined to remain on Merseyside.
Super Sunday kicks off early today, with the infamous Merseyside Derby taking center stage.
Liverpool will of course be without polarizing star Luis Suarez, who will be serving his third of a ten match ban for his bite on Branislav Ivanovic three weeks ago. David Moyes, on theother hand, has a full squad to choose from, as Everton attempt to finish ahead of Liverpool for the second consecutive season.
Benoit Assou Ekotto is famed for his lack of interest in football. The Tottenham left-back has arguably refreshingly been quite open about the fact that he is in it for the money and that he rarely watches or talks about the game when he's not at work. But it seems he also lives [...]
Liverpool is reported to have thrown their hat into the ring for the signature of David Villa from Barcelona. Liverpool once had a Spanish striker who was regarded as truly great by the Anfield fans, Fernando Torres. While he walked out on them in a failed bid to win a Premier League title with Chelsea, the Reds could be about to get a belated upgrade.
Liverpool is reportedly lining up a bid for Swansea City striker Michu. The Spaniard has impressed during his maiden season in the Premier League, helping the Swans to a League Cup triumph and scoring 17 goals in the process. The Reds will be without Luis Suarez for the first six games of next season through suspension and the club is ready to launch a summer raid for Michu according to Italian publication Tutto Mercato.
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Luis Suarez has just received his ten match ban from the English FA and is all over newspapers around the world. The prolific Uruguayan and Liverpool striker has been a revelation in Merseyside since the departure of Fernando Torres. Suarez was sold to Liverpool from Ajax in 2011 but before his time at the Dutch giants, the Uruguayan spent a season at FC Groningen.
Liverpool striker Fabio Borini says he wants to step in and fill the gap left by Luis Suarez's 10-match ban. Borini returned from 10 weeks out with a dislocated shoulder to come off the bench and score in the 6-0 hammering of Newcastle at the weekend. Having now scored his first Premier League goal for the club Borini hopes he can not only help fill the gap left by Suarez's ban but also contribute when the Uruguay international comes back.
Jordan Henderson believes that Liverpool proved they can cope without Luis Suarez after the hit Newcastle for six on Saturday evening. Henderson grabbed himself two goals against the Magpies and has praised his team mates' response to the Uruguayan. "It was important we ended the week on a high.
Liverpool forward Luis Suarez is a transfer target for Atletico Madrid should Radamel Falcao move to Chelsea in the summer. It is widely reported that Falcao will move to the Blues in the summer with Roman Abramovich ready to pay his £50m release clause. The Express reports that they will look to use Suarez victimization in England as way of persuading him to move to La Liga where he may feel more comfortable.
Luis Suarez's name was twice booed by an audience comprising mainly fellow players at the PFA awards. The Liverpool striker, currently serving a 10-match ban for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, was jeered following the announcement that he had been selected in the Premier League team of the year.
The 2012/13 Premier League season is over and, to be honest, it wasn't that great. We were definitely spoiled by the dizzying last-minute climax of the 2011/12 season, but watching Manchester United trudge to a 20th title while the rest of the league floundered and groaned had all the excitement of bingo night at Gareth Barry's house.
A pair of MLS alumni will be facing off this weekend in a match-up with serious English Premier League relegation ramifications when Kei Kamara and Norwich City take on Brad Guzan and Aston Villa in one of the weekend's more intriguing match-ups.
There are more high-profile match-ups like Bayern Munich-Borussia Dortmund and Chelsea-Manchester United, but in terms of a match involving two teams that badly need a result, few are more meaningful this weekend than Norwich City's clash with the Villans, who are riding high after their thrashing of Sunderland earlier in the week.
Football may be the world's favorite sport — and something that people will use their spare time to learn more about on superbly written Yahoo! blogs — but that doesn't mean the professional players who entertain us actually have to have any interest in what they're doing.
As a Premier League footballer for the past seven seasons, many would say Tottenham defender Benoît Assou-Ekotto has one of the best jobs in the world, but the Cameroon international is happy to admit that he doesn't actually like the game.
Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic says that he has forgiven Luis Suarez for biting him when the two sides last met. Suarez bit Ivanovic during last month's Premier League fixture and was consequently handed a 10 match ban by the Football Association. The 29-year-old is not dwelling on the matter and, in an interview in his homeland, confirmed he does not hold a grudge against Suarez.
For just the third time in history, one player has bagged both the Professional Footballers Association Player and Young Player of the Year awards in a season.
Tottenham Hotspurs midfielder Gareth Bale has achieved the feat, winning the PFA Player of the Year award for the second time in three seasons after scoring 19 goals in 29 Premier League matches this season, .
It's been huge news over the weekend that Liverpool can score goals without Luis Suarez, and that Newcastle United, who finished 5th last season and almost reached the semi-finals of the Europa League this season, could be relegated next month. Mike Ashley must be feeling anxious And we all know that could be the [.
Former Liverpool managing director Christian Purslow thinks Luis Suarez's 10-game ban for biting was "very harsh", but he has no doubt that the forward will remain at Anfield this summer. The Football Association handed down a hefty 10-game suspension on Suarez after it found the Uruguayan guilty of violent conduct following his bite on Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic.
Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic has now confirmed that he accepted Luis Suarez's apology after the Liverpool striker bit him on the arm during a match last month, resulting in a 10-match ban. But Ivanovic isn't nearly as concerned with any of that as he was with the media coverage of the attack and how he was suddenly one of the most talked about names in the game.
Amazing trick shots at the Emirates Stadium - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Does Luis Suarez go down as easy as some fans think he does? What does it feel like to shoot Joey Barton in the face (with a football, we hasten to add)? What more can you do at Arsenal's Emirates stadium in the middle of the week?
The Uruguayan FA (AUF) has announced that Liverpool striker Luis Suarez will not face punishment after appearing to punch Chile defender Gonzalo Jara during Uruguay's World Cup Qualifier against La Roja on March 26. The incident was not spotted by officials but was retrospectively analyzed, but Fernando Cacares, AUF's general secretary, has revealed that the President of Fifa's Disciplinary Commission has decided against reprimanding the 26-year-old.
Gareth Bale has been named Player of the Year by the Football Writers' Association, beating Robin van Persie and Juan Mata to the award. It's Bale's third award this season after recently winning the PFA Player of the Year and PFA Young Player of the Year awards.
There were also a wide range of votes for the likes of Everton defender Leighton Baines, Pablo Zabaleta of Manchester City, Swansea forward Michu, Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick and Southampton frontman Rickie Lambert," said a report.
Tito says I don't feel okay so I have to sit on the bench, but I don't think I feel bad. ... Oh no...maybe I'm a ghost now and I don't even know it! ... That must be why I can't play. Because Luis Suarez bit me and now I'm a ghost and ghosts aren't allowed to play against humans. ... Do people still collect stamps?