Suarez issues statement on transfer

Suarez issues statement on transfer

Liverpoolfc.com have published a statement from Luis Suarez as it announced today that a deal had been agreed with Barcelona and the player was leaving Anfield.

In it the striker stressed his love for the club and city.

"Both me and my family have fallen in love with this club and with the city. But most of all I have fallen in love with the incredible fans."

"You have always supported me and we, as a family, will never forget it, we will always be Liverpool supporters."

Suarez went on to ask for understanding regarding the move.

"I hope you can all understand why I have made this decision. This club did all they could to get me to stay, but playing and living in Spain, where my wife's family live, is a lifelong dream and ambition. I believe now the timing is right."

He wished Brendan Rodgers and the team all the best for the future adding he was proud of the part he had played in the club’s resurgence.

"I am very proud I have played my part in helping to return Liverpool to the elite of the Premier League and in particular back into the Champions League."

"Thank you again for some great moments and memories. You'll Never Walk Alone."

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