Liverpool's Luis Suarez trained with the first team for the first time in weeks Friday.

Suarez, who has been linked with a move to Arsenal all summer with the London club having two bids rejected, returned to Mersey-side on Thursday to link-up with the Liverpool first team.

The Uruguay international has been made to train alone by Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers for the majority of the summer after Suarez accused Rodgers of going back on a promise that was apart of the Strikers contract which would allow him to speak to other clubs if a fee of over £40M was agreed.

Liverpool are adamant to hold on to their key man and have stated that many times this summer already. Rodgers told BBC Sport: "I won't be speaking any more about Luis Suarez until he is available again from suspension."

"What I want to concentrate on is the players that are available for this weekend."

Unfortunately for Liverpool Suarez is suspended for the first 10 games of the new season as punishment for the Striker biting Chelsea's Ivanovic towards the end of last season in a game where Suarez scored a goal in stoppage time at the end of the 90.

Rodgers looks towards the opening game of the season this weekend saying:

"There has been so much written and said about Luis over the last few months.''


"From our perspective there is a standpoint from the club and myself that has not changed.''


"What I want to concentrate on is the players that are available for this weekend.''


"Purely out of respect to them and the work which has been going on, I only want to talk about them."

The free scoring forward joined Liverpool back in January 2011 from Dutch side Ajax and managed to find the net 30 times in 44 appearances last season and was a crucial part of the Liverpool team.

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