Anfield side tie down Luis Suarez to long term deal.
Having persuaded Luis Suarez to put pen to paper on a new long term deal it may be fair to say that the Anfield side could well mount a genuine Premier League title push this term.
The Uruguayan has been in fine form this season and has as a result continued to be linked with a potential Liverpool exit but now the uncertainty of his long term future at the club has, to a large extent, vanished with one signature and as such may well give Brendan Rodgers’ side a push to continue their excellent start to the current campaign.
The four and a half year deal will see Luis Suarez earn £160k a week for the rest of the current season and £200k a week for the remainder of the contract, which will set the Merseyside club back £45m in total and whilst that is a big sum it was essential to tie the former Ajax man to the club.
The deal makes Suarez the highest paid player in the club’s history and that’s a record the striker richly deserves following his astonishing return of 17 goals in 11 Premier League starts this season.
Liverpool currently sit second in the Premier League table and could overtake Arsenal on Saturday afternoon with a home win over Cardiff City and you wouldn’t bet against Luis Suarez scoring a goal or two…
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