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The Telegraph's Chris Bascombe reports that Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is unhappy with the conduct of Arsenal over the pursuit of Luis Suarez.
I’ve got to say I’ve always associated Arsenal as a club with class and so there was a wee bit of a game there. For us, it’s about moving on and doing our own work.
Obviously, they have an interest and they put that interest in with two bids which were nowhere near what the player is worth. That’s within their right. There is a market in football for players, but from us the message is constant: we do not want to sell. There will come a point where they understand that.
Rodgers has made allusion to the high prices being paid for attackers this summer including Edinson Cavani (£55 million) and Gareth Bale (potentially around £100 million) and used that as justification for the Reds not even considering selling Suarez for the £40 million the Gunners offered.
His comments on the official club website further indicate that, at present, Suarez is simply not for sale, and any bids which do not seriously improve on Arsenal's offer are not going to change that.