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Will he stay or will he go? Liverpool's Luis Suarez.
There is a big Luis Suarez-shaped question mark hanging over Anfield at the moment.
Arsenal have been trying to lure the controversial striker to the Emirates.
Despite the Gunners’ bid of £40 million, Liverpool are under no obligation to sell Suarez, as seen in this report by David Maddock in the Mirror.
It’s difficult to predict the outcome of what promises to be a very lengthy dispute.
Regardless of whether Suarez is still Liverpool’s No. 7 next season, the club still need to bring in a new forward.
The Uruguayan will miss the side’s first six games of the new campaign, as part of a 10-match ban for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic last season.
Daniel Sturridge, Fabio Borini and new signing Iago Aspas are all strikers who could fill the void in Suarez’s absence. However, if Liverpool are serious about making a push to finish in the Top Four this season, they need to bring in one more marksman.
With Roberto Soldado’s future now tied up at Spurs, as reported by the Independent’s Jack de Menezes, Liverpool will have to look elsewhere for recruits.
Perhaps Udinese's Luis Muriel could fit the bill? Often compared to a young Ronaldo, Ben Jefferson of the Express has linked the 22-year-old with the Reds after impressing in Serie A, where he scored 12 goals in 24 games last season.
Queens Park Rangers’ Loic Remy is also worth consideration. The France international, who's already had a taste of the top-flight, showed glimpses of what he is capable of in the tail end of QPR's season. He wouldn't be a starter if Suarez stays at Anfield, but he could be the perfect answer should Suarez depart.
Jackson Martinez is also still an option, as reported by James Dickenson in the Express. If Liverpool do sell Suarez, they would be able to afford the valuation of £35 million.
The Colombian striker, who has also been linked with Napoli, netted 26 goals and made two assists in 30 Primeira Liga games for FC Porto—in his first season at the club.