Luis Suarez: 6 Possible Transfer Destinations for the Liverpool Striker
Despite the heavy baggage Luis Suarez carries, he remains an outstanding footballer. Should the Fenway Sports Group decide that the Uruguayan's future lays away from Anfield, following a controversial season, there will be no shortage of suitors ready to take a gamble on the explosive striker.
The talent of Suarez and his importance to the way Liverpool play means that any potential transfer would carry a hefty price tag. Therefore, only a select few of Europe's clubs are likely to risk the fee and wages on such a divisive player.
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Malaga desperately lack a top-quality striker. Salomon Rondon has not fulfilled the promise of last season, while Ruud van Nistlerooy is looking very much a man at the end of his career with no great ambition for a final flurry—completely contrary to his former teammate Raul.
The club has ambitions to make the Champions League this season and currently sit two points off fourth place. Suarez's dynamism would be just what the team needs to inject a sense of urgency into their on-field endeavours.
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A turbulent season in Milan has seen Internazionale fall significantly behind title-chasing Juventus and their city rivals.
Injury has hampered the start of Diego Forlan's career in Italy, and while Diego Milito has hit a resurgence of late, his advancing age brings his long-term future into question.
In a situation similar to Chelsea, the Internazionale squad has been allowed to age without adequate replacements being brought in. Do not be surprised to see an overhaul take place as they attempt to rejuvenate an aging team.
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The current League 1 leaders may be slightly top-heavy in terms of squad balance, but a player of Suarez's ability does not come onto the market often.
The Qatar Investment Authority have spent heavily to re-establish PSG as a European power and are looking to make an impact on next season's Champions League—a competition Liverpool are highly unlikely to be participating in, which could prove decisive should an offer be made.
Queens Park Rangers
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Although a move to an English club would be the least likely option, Queens Park Rangers have demonstrated they are not afraid to spend when needed to bolster their position in the Barclays Premier League.
A move to the capital would present the Liverpool owners with an interesting option and allow Suarez to remain in a league where he has proven successful, should he wish to.
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Still financially boosted by the sale of Falcao during the last summer transfer window, Porto have serious ambitions in European competitions after experiencing Champions and Europa League success in their recent history. A move to Iberia could be favourable in terms of language and culture.
The obvious get-out if tensions in central Europe mean a move elsewhere would be favourable for the Uruguayan. Aznhi have famously brought in star names such as Roberto Carlos and Samuel Eto'o as the Dagestan side look to become the leading club in the Russian Premier League.