Liverpool have reportedly begun talks for a new deal with Luis Suarez even though he signed a contract only last year. So what made Liverpool try to renew this deal inside a year?
Here are the main reasons - 1) form 2) demand in the European market 3) The best player they have.
A number of Europe's most prominent clubs have been linked with the striker. Be it Real Madrid, Chelsea or Arsenal, all have either reported or genuine interest.
So, whether Suarez should go for a contract extension or not? Here’s my word on it...
This season , Liverpool have been a one man show right from the start of the season. In the initial games it was all Daniel Sturridge, but as Suarez came in and settled within no time, he stole the show in almost every match.
I am not taking away any credit from the likes of Steven Gerrard and return of Philippe Coutinho, but it has clearly been Suarez who has been the most pivotal. He has scored 17 goals in 11 games and has four assists, while his contribution has taken the Merseyside club to second place, two behind leaders Arsenal.
Suarez, though, strives to reach the Champions League with Liverpool. This is the first season since his arrival where the club looks like they could finish in the top four. But let's not forget their depth, or lack of it. One long term injury or suspension to Suarez and Sturridge at the same time and their hopes for a top four finish are gone.
Well, if Suarez expects to play in the European games, he should consider the above before signing new deal.
Chelsea and Arsenal can offer a more attractive prospect to the player, with both having greater credentials for European qualification than Liverpool. While, if he decides to go to Real Madrid, there’s a minuscule chance that they will not feature in UCL.
But what will he do?
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