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Luis Saurez speaks out on his Liverpool move

by Byo24NEWS Sports
30 Jan 2011 at 12:37hrs | Views
Liverpool-bound striker Luis Suarez believes his move to Merseyside presents itself as a great opportunity to further his career, and insists that the Reds belong in the top four of the Premier League.

Ajax and Liverpool have agreed on a £22.8 million fee for the Uruguay international, who then travelled to England to undergo a medical.

It had been thought that the 24-year-old was being brought in as a strike partner for Fernando Torres, but the Spaniard's potential exit sparked speculation that the Ajax hitman may have second thoughts concerning the move.

But he insists that he sees Liverpool as a "beautiful club" and believes they deserve to get back to being a part of the Premier League's big four, which changed owing to the rise of Tottenham Hotspur and the riches at Manchester City.

"I am happy," Suarez told Ajax TV.

"It is important for anybody to go to such a big club. It is a great opportunity for me."

He added: "It is a beautiful club. Everybody wants to play there. They always play Champions League or Europa League and belong to the top four clubs in the Premier League."

Suarez admitted that he had found it difficult to focus on his future owing to his miniature transfer saga having unfolded during the course of January, but is prepared to play against NAC Breda if his move should hit an impasse at some point.

He said: "It has been difficult, a lot of negotiation. Difficult for me as it concerns my future. I remain focused on the next match against NAC.

"But yesterday afternoon I heard that everything was agreed."

Source - Byo24NEWS