Luis Suarez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Messi, Ronaldo, and Suarez named finalists for UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

    The Score "Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez and Real Madrid icon Cristiano Ronaldo were named the three finalists for the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award on Wednesday. The three stars were the top choices among journalists from each of UEFA's 54 member associations, selected from a..." August 12

  • Suarez claims victims partly to blame for his biting antics

    Fox Sports "Luis Suarez has accepted "some of the blame" should be aimed at him for biting three separate players, but maintains that his victims "provoked me". Suarez, who first bit an opponent - PSV's Otman Bakkal - while at Ajax in 2010, has now been punished for three separate instances of..." April 13

  • Luis Suarez says he'd only play for Liverpool in a Premier League return

    ESPN FC "Luis Suarez graced the Anfield turf again on Sunday and vowed that if he ever returned to England, it would only be to play for Liverpool. The Uruguayan forward was back on his old ground for the first time since his summer move to Barcelona to play a part in the Liverpool FC Foundation..." March 30

  • Luis Suarez: FIFA treated me worse than a hooligan after World Cup bite

    ESPN FC "Barcelona forward Luis Suarez says he was treated worse than a hooligan when FIFA banned him for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini while playing for Uruguay at the 2014 World Cup. Suarez, 28, was initially suspended from all football activity by FIFA -- for what was his third bite of an..." March 27

  • Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez have 'special relationship' at Barcelona

    ESPN FC "Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has said there is "no hint of jealousy" in the relationship between his club's all-star strike force of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez. The three South Americans have been in excellent form in 2015, with Barca moving four points clear in the title race,..." March 27

  • Luis Suarez: Barcelona stars not out to help Leo Messi beat Cristiano Ronaldo

    ESPN FC "Luis Suarez has laughed off the idea that the Barcelona players have set out to help Lionel Messi beat Cristiano Ronaldo to La Liga's top scorer award. Messi and Ronaldo have dominated the "Pichichi" award since the 2009-10 season, with the Argentine finishing top scorer on three occasions --..." March 26

  • Luis Suarez could return to England as Manchester City line up £100MILLION bid for Barcelona striker

    Daily Mail "Manchester City are considering a £100million bid to buy Luis Suarez. Suarez has come to the fore for Barcelona for the first time this season since his £75m move from Liverpool last summer. The Uruguayan's two goals in Barca's 2-1 win at the Etihad Stadium would seem to have given City no..." March 01

  • Luis Suarez accuses British media of causing 'trouble' over Martin Demichelis biting storm

    Daily Mirror "New footage exonerates the controversial Uruguayan from any blame and the 28-year-old Barcelona star has hit out at the press over the incident. Luis Suarez has spoken out over claims he attempted to bite Martin Demichelis during Tuesday's Champions League win against Manchester City. The..." February 26

  • Luis Suarez in fresh bite controversy? Surely not - Barcelona star isn't stupid enough to do it again

    The Telegraph "Luis Suarez earned the plaudits and dominated the headlines after his two-goal display for Barcelona against Manchester City on Tuesday night, with papers exclaiming 'Suarez sinks his teeth into City' and 'Chew-One'. Little would we know how apposite such puns were. The Barcelona forward has..." February 25

  • Luis Suárez finds range at Barcelona to enhance trident’s cutting edge

    The Guardian "There was a minute to go at the end of Barcelona’s victory over Atlético Madrid last Sunday and Luis Suárez’s number was up. As he made his way to the touchline the Camp Nou rose to grant him a standing ovation. Barcelona were winning 3-1, their crisis contained for now at least, and Suárez had..." January 16

  • Is Luis Suarez heading back to England?

    Daily Mail "Luis Suarez faces an uncertain future at Barcelona following the dismissal of sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta and the resignation of his assistant Carles Puyol. The Uruguay striker is coming under increasing scrutiny at the Nou Camp since his £75million move from Liverpool and is under..." January 08

  • Gerrard's relationship with Liverpool should never be broken, says Suarez

    Daily Mail "Luis Suarez believes Steven Gerrard should remain at Liverpool for the rest of his career as the Anfield club is 'part of him'. Gerrard, who made his Liverpool debut in 1998, has been linked with moves away from Merseyside throughout his career, but looks unlikely to leave during the latter..." November 20

  • Luis Suarez thanks Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard for persuading him to reject Arsenal transfer

    Daily Mirror "Former Liverpool star Luis Suarez has thanked Steven Gerrard for talking him out of a move to Arsenal in 2013. The Gunners were keen on the Uruguayan hitman 15 months ago, with a reported £40million plus £1 move rejected by the Reds. Club captain Gerrard told Suarez to wait for one of..." November 13

  • Luis Suarez: I was treated like a criminal; Barca move done 'in secret'

    ESPN FC "In his new autobiography, Luis Suarez says he was being treated "like a criminal" when told to leave the Uruguay camp at the World Cup this summer. He also said that he felt he was finalising his summer transfer from Liverpool to Barcelona in an "undercover operation." Suarez had previously..." November 12

  • Barcelona’s Luis Suárez admits his surprise at Ballon d’Or snub

    The Guardian "Luis Suárez has admitted his surprise at not being included on Fifa’s 23-man shortlist for this year’s Ballon d’Or but vowed to not make an issue of his snub. The Barcelona striker was a notable absentee from the list when it was released last week, despite winning the Premier League’s Player..." November 04

  • FIFA exec says they are looking into reducing Luis Suarez’s ban

    Pro Soccer Talk "FIFA vice president and former CONMEBOL federation chief Eugenio Figueredo told Uruguayan television that it’s possible that FIFA could take a bite out of Luis Suarez‘s suspension. I’m sorry, that was terrible. I’ll leave. Just let me finish the story. “When a little more time has passed we..." October 01

  • Barcelona's Luis Suarez set for clasico debut against Real Madrid

    ESPN FC "Luis Suarez will be available to make his Barcelona debut in the first La Liga clasico of the 2014-15 season at Real Madrid on Oct. 25, the Catalan club has confirmed. Suarez is serving a four-month ban imposed for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini when playing for Uruguay at the 2014..." September 10

  • Barca's Luis Suarez on biting: 'Don't worry, I won't do that anymore'

    CBS Sports "Rest assured, Barcelona fans, Luis Suarez has vowed not to sink his teeth into any opponents ever again. “I say to all the fans, don't worry, because I won't do that anymore,” he said Tuesday to the media, one day after debuting in a friendly for his new team against Mexican side Leon. The..." August 19

  • Luis Suarez’s lawyer optimistic the biting ban will be reduced

    Pro Soccer Talk "Luis Suarez’s biting problems aren’t anything new, but they were thrust onto the national stage at the World Cup in June, when Barcelona’s recent acquisition and Uruguay international was caught biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder. The FIFA Disciplinary Committee then..." August 07

  • He's being treated like a MURDERER! Iago Aspas on the Luis Suarez biting scandal

    The Express "Suarez joined Barcelona last week but the club have been unable to officially unveil him as a new signing after FIFA handed the Uruguayan a lengthy ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup. Aspas has been loaned out to Sevilla for the forthcoming season, but he believes the..." July 23

  • Luis Suarez transfer '100%' official but not allowed to be unveiled at Barcelona

    Daily Mirror "Luis Suarez is now officially a Barcelona player - but couldn't be unveiled at the Nou Camp. The terms of the 27-year-old's four-month biting ban mean he cannot be part of any footballing activity in that time. And that includes entering any football stadium meaning the traditional new..." July 16

  • Liverpool confirm Luis Suárez’s £75m move to Barcelona pending medical

    The Guardian "Liverpool will aim to prove that no one, not even Luis Suárez, is indispensable after agreeing to sell the Uruguay striker to Barcelona for around £75m on Friday. The only potential barrier to the deal’s completion is the need for the striker to pass a medical but that, as with the finalisation..." July 14

  • FIFA rejects appeal by Suarez, Uruguay against four-month ban

    Fox Sports "FIFA has rejected an appeal by Luis Suarez and the Uruguay Football Federation (AUF) against his four-month ban from all soccer activities for biting an opponent. The appeal was lodged against the sanctions imposed on the Liverpool striker by FIFA's disciplinary committee for biting Italy's..." July 10

  • Luis Suarez closing in on £75m Barcelona

    The Telegraph "Luis Suárez is edging towards a £75 million move to Barcelona as Liverpool step up their own transfer activity by considering a £10 million bid for Swansea City’s Ben Davies. Suárez’s exit from Anfield could be sealed in the next 48 hours after the two clubs agreed the final details on the..." July 10

  • Luis Suarez's Barcelona transfer from Liverpool set to be completed in next 48 hours

    Daily Mirror "Luis Suarez is set to complete his move from Liverpool to Barcelona in the next 48 hours. Reports in Spain claim Liverpool have finally agreed a fee for the bad-boy Uruguay striker, however Anfield sources say nothing will happen before Friday at the earliest. Suarez has remained in Uruguay..." July 09

  • Liverpool meet Barcelona to discuss Luis Suarez deal

    Sky Sports "Liverpool's managing director Ian Ayre met officials from Barcelona in London on Wednesday to discuss the potential transfer of Luis Suarez, according to Sky sources. Barcelona have made no secret of their admiration for the controversial Uruguayan striker, though Liverpool have so far made no..." July 02

  • Sanchez blow for Suarez deal as Barca star refuses to join Liverpool

    Daily Mail "Alexis Sanchez is ready to throw a spanner in the works of Barcelona's attempts to sign Luis Suarez by refusing to join Liverpool. Barca are keen to use the Chile international as a makeweight in their pursuit of Suarez - but Sanchez is understood to prefer a move to rivals Arsenal. And..." July 02

  • Liverpool and Uruguay misfit Luis Suarez will not be sold at a discount despite bite ban

    Daily Star "Barcelona are now hoping to land the Reds striker in a cut-price after FIFA hammered the Uruguay striker. The La Liga side were preparing an £80m deal that included winger Alexis Sanchez, but may now come in a lot lower as Suarez will miss at least 12 club games next season. However, the..." June 27

  • Luis Suarez ban: Uruguay FA confirm appeal on "excessive decision" as Suarez told to leave camp

    Daily Mirror "The association has three days to lodge their appeal, while it is understood Suarez has been told he must leave the national team camp. The president of the Uruguay FA Wilmar Valdez has confirmed that the association will appeal Luis Suarez's four-month ban for biting Giorgio..." June 26

  • Luis Suárez banned for four months

    The Guardian "Fifa’s independent disciplinary committee has banned Luis Suárez from all football-related activity for four months after he was seen biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini. The decision means the Liverpool striker, who has also been fined £66,000, will miss the rest of Uruguay’s World Cup campaign..." June 26

  • How World Cup referees missed the Luis Suarez biting incident

    SI "When a player seemingly bites another one on the soccer field in the biggest tournament in the world and gets away with it, the question naturally turns to the role of the referee in the incident. Giorigio Chiellini turned the spotlight on the refs after Tuesday’s Italy-Uruguay game, in which..." June 25

  • FIFA opens inquiry into Suarez's alleged bite

    ESPN FC "FIFA has announced it will investigate the Luis Suarez alleged biting incident with Liverpool's Uruguayan striker likely to face a lengthy ban if found guilty. Suarez appeared to bite Italy's Giorgio Chiellini towards the end of Uruguay's 1-0 win, leaving teeth-marks on his shoulder A FIFA..." June 25

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    LS on 'bite' - "these situations happen on the field. I had contact with his shoulder, nothing more, things like that happen all the time."

  • Suarez appears to bite Italy's Chiellini

    ESPN FC "Luis Suarez appeared to bite Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during the sides' 2014 World Cup Group D game. Moments later Uruguay took the lead against 10-man Italy through a Diego Godin header and went on to win 1-0, qualifying for the round of 16 at the expense of Italy. The incident was..." June 24

  • Real Madrid to offer £30million plus Alvaro Morata for Luis Suarez

    Metro "Real Madrid are reportedly planning to offer Liverpool striker Alvaro Morata and £30million in a bid to land Luis Suarez this summer. Suarez has emerged as Madrid’s number one transfer target this summer, with the club previously planning to make a move for him after he returns from the World..." June 21

  • Barcelona beat Real Madrid to £52m signing of Liverpool's Luis Suarez, claims Spanish press

    Daily Mail "Barcelona are set to beat rivals Real Madrid to the £52m signing of Luis Suarez, according to Spanish paper El Mundo Deportivo. The deposed La Liga champions plan to partner the Uruguayan striker with Lionel Messi and Neymar, with a deal reportedly close to completion. The paper report that..." June 20

  • Suarez hoping to 'adjust his attitude' to become role model

    Daily Mail "Luis Suarez has revealed that he is trying to become less of a bad-boy on the field in an attempt to become a better sporting role model. The Uruguay striker has seen his fair share of controversy in recent seasons from his infamous goal line handball in the 2010 World Cup to biting Chelsea..." June 15

  • Luis Suárez left out of Uruguay team but set to return against England

    The Guardian "As Luis Suárez went through the training session at the Estádio Castelão, on the eve of Uruguay’s opening World Cup tie against Costa Rica, it was tempting to wonder what all the fuss has been about. The striker completed the stretches and the runs, the quick passing and the keep-ball routines,..." June 14

  • Ronaldo DOESN'T WANT Liverpool's Luis Suarez at Real Madrid

    The Express "CRISTIANO RONALDO doesn't want Liverpool's Luis Suarez at Real Madrid next season if it means seeing Karim Benzema depart for Arsenal. Reports in Spain suggest that while Florentino Perez and Carlo Ancelotti both covet Suarez, Ronaldo remains less convinced. Indeed, after winning the..." June 10

  • Luis Suarez would find it 'very difficult' to say no to Real Madrid, admits lawyer

    Daily Mirror "Luis Suarez's lawyer claims it would be "very difficult to say no" if Real Madrid made a huge bid for the Liverpool striker. Alejandro Balbi claimed last week that Suarez is settled at Liverpool and that Real are the only club who could tempt him. Balbi says Suarez, who is battling to be fit..." June 04

  • Luis Suarez injures knee, undergoes surgery ahead of World Cup

    CBS Sports "Uruguay and Liverpool star striker Luis Suarez suffered a meniscus injury to his left knee and underwent arthroscopic surgery on Thursday morning in Montevideo. Uruguayan journalist Martin Charquero of Tenfield first broke the news. The 27-year-old Liverpool star suffered a meniscus injury..." May 22

  • Luis Suárez happy with life in Liverpool and focusing on title challenge

    The Guardian "The Liverpool striker Luis Suárez insists "nothing is going to happen" to him with regards to his future at the club as he focuses on winning the title. The newly-crowned PFA player of the year has scored 30 league goals this season, enhancing his reputation as one of the world's best..." May 01

  • Luis Suarez: Liverpool striker wins PFA Player of the Year award

    BBC "The Uruguayan, 27, travelled down to the ceremony after the Reds' 2-0 defeat at home to Chelsea earlier in the day. "The Premier League is full of really great players and so it is a great honour when these players recognise your work on the pitch," Suarez said. Chelsea's Eden Hazard was..." April 28

  • Real ready to sell Karim Benzema to Arsenal to fund huge bid for Liverpool's Luis Suarez

    The Express "Reports in Italy suggest that Real remain optimistic that they can persuade Suarez to swap Merseyside for Madrid despite the Uruguayan signing a new contract at Anfield earlier this season. Florentino Perez is said to be enamoured with the idea of having Suarez join Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth..." April 22

  • Luis Suarez advised to quit Liverpool for Man United

    Off The Post "Luis Suarez should sign for Manchester United this summer, according to their former striker Diego Forlan. Forlan, of ‘he came from Uruguay, he made the scousers cry’ fame (see video above), has endeared himself to Liverpool fans even less by advising their star player to quit. Suarez is..." April 09

  • Manchester City 'line up sensational summer move for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez'

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City are reportedly lining up a summer move for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez. The Reds star has been in superb form this term and currently tops the Premier League's scoring charts with 25 strikes despite missing the first five games of the season through suspension. Suarez has..." March 20

  • Steven Gerrard: "Luis Suarez is an absolute genius"

    The Express "Suarez enjoyed a fantastic 100th league appearance for the Reds by playing a part in every goal at St Mary's Stadium. The Uruguay international striker ended his five-match drought to claim the opener, assisted substitute Raheem Sterling for the second and won the late penalty for Gerrard to..." March 04

  • Henry reveals Suarez DID have £40million buy-out clause in last Liverpool contract

    talkSport "Luis Suarez DID have a £40million buy-out clause in his last contract, according to Liverpool owner John W.Henry - but the club decided it counted for nothing when Arsenal tried to buy the striker. The Gunners were rebuffed when they made a bold move for the Uruguayan last summer, offering..." March 03

  • Luis Suarez claims Patrice Evra race allegations were “all false”

    Pro Soccer Talk "Luis Suarez has risked re-opening his race row with Patrice Evra by claiming the Frenchman’s allegations were “all false.” On the heels of Liverpool’s dramatic come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Fulham, Suarez sat down with Sport890 AM to discuss a myriad of topics including any regrets he has..." February 13

  • Edinson Cavani claims Luis Suarez's future is at Liverpool

    The Express "Suarez's Uruguay team-mate Edinson Cavani revealed the striker is convinced Liverpool can achieve something special this season under manager Brendan Rodgers. Paris Saint-Germain star Cavani, who is a target for both Manchester United and Chelsea, said Suarez's outlook has totally changed as..." February 11