Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen feels privileged to play alongside striker Luis Suarez.

The Uruguay striker became the first Reds player to score back-to-back league hat-tricks on the same away ground in Saturday's 5-2 win at Norwich. Despite the 25-year-old being criticised for not scoring more goals he has just one fewer (20) in his first 50 league matches than the club's record scorer Ian Rush managed.

"It's a privilege to be able to play alongside Luis," Allen said. "I'm just grateful he's on my team. When you're out there playing alongside him you just have to be in awe of a performance like that. The goals, some of the things he did, not many people in world football can do."

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