Liverpool star lined up for £45m Real Madrid switch

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Liverpool could be set to lose striker Luis Suarez, with reports suggesting that La Liga heavyweights Real Madrid are willing to spend big to ensure that they get their man.

According to the London Evening Standard,  Real manager Carlo Ancelotti and outspoken president Florentino Perez have agreed that Suarez is their number one target and are willing to shell out £45 million to acquire the signature of a man whose admirable skill-set would add to the talents of attacking duo Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale.

Those same reports also suggest that Real Madrid have not ruled out making such a bid in January, but believe that a summer move could be the more likely option.

Liverpool star Suarez has enjoyed a quite breathtaking run of form of late. Since returning from a 10-match ban incurred for a shocking bite on Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, the controversial Uruguayan has been simply electrifying. 

Striking up a fearsome partnership with England international Daniel Sturridge, Suarez has notched a superb 13 goals in nine Premier League games so far this season, culminating in his simply sublime four-goal haul in a crushing 5-1 victory against struggling Norwich City at Anfield on Wednesday.

Following such heroics and his status as arguably the best player in the English top-flight, Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will presumably be desperate not to lose his star asset.

However, given Suarez's recent history of appearing to seek a move away from Merseyside, it is surely doubtful that they will be able to retain him in the long-term - particularly with Real Madrid so evidently keen and Frenchman Karim Benzema continually linked with a move away from the Santiago Bernabeu.

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