Should he leave, he will certainly command a high price, but one has to wonder if this saga will drag out too long for a suitable replacement to be found before the close of the window. In that case, Liverpool will have to work with the squad they currently possess.
That squad, however young, is still capable of throwing multiple looks at opposing defenses. Expect Brendan Rodgers to continue to experiment—and he will certainly have to without Suarez—depending on the strengths and weaknesses of the given opponent.
With that in mind, let's take a look at the different formations and tactical approaches available to the Liverpool boss as he embarks on the long road back to Premier League success.