The 26-year-old indicated that he will be staying at Anfield, while he admitted his pain at missing the Merseyside derby with Everton through suspension
Liverpool forward Luis Suarez has indicated that he intends to remain at Anfield despite his latest moment of controversy.
The Uruguayan received a 10-match ban for biting the arm of Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic during the 2-2 draw in April, with the forward set to miss a significant chunk of the start of next season.
Reports suggested the incident might force the 26-year-old to leave the Premier League club, coming as it did after a string of earlier controversial events. However, the player has once again committed himself to the Reds.
“I have a deal with Liverpool and this is my present and future,” he was quoted as saying by The Sun.
The former Ajax man will be unavailable because of his suspension for Sunday’s Merseyside derby with Everton, and although he admitted his disappointment at missing the clash, the attacker is confident his team-mates will do the job.
“From the day I arrived, I saw how special this derby is, so it is a pain to miss it,” added Suarez – who has netted 23 league goals this term but like other nominees was beaten to the PFA Player of the Year award by Gareth Bale.
“But we have a big squad which can function without me.”