Luis Suarez’s move away from Liverpool now looks to be all but a formality. Negotiations between the Reds and Barcelona are at a very advanced stage, with reports indicating that a fee of close to £70m has been agreed, and that the ink may well be drying on the paperwork by Sunday evening.
After he hit 31 goals last season, losing ‘El Pistolero’ looks like a massive blow for the Merseysiders, who came so close to the league title with the best player in the division up top. Naturally many are speculating that without the 27-year-old the 24-year wait for the big trophy at Anfield will be extended, particularly with the likes of Arsenal, Manchester City, Chelsea and even Manchester United strengthening.
But, offloading Suarez may actually be one of the best moves Liverpool could make. After all, the feelings were similar when Fernando Torres went to Chelsea in 2011, and that worked out well… Here are six reasons we at FFC towers believes Brendan Rodgers’ side will actually benefit from letting the South American ‘bad boy’ leave…
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