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Luis Suarez Offered Real Madrid Contract Worth £140k-a-Week: The Nightly EPL

luis suarez1 Luis Suarez Offered Real Madrid Contract Worth £140k a Week: The Nightly EPL

The likelihood that Luis Suarez will leave Liverpool this summer for Real Madrid or another club has increased in the past 24 hours with the Uruguayan star admitting on radio that it would be hard to pass up an opportunity to move to Real Madrid if they came calling.

Plus, before Uruguay’s friendly against France, Suarez said, “It’s a good moment for a change of environment.”

While some of the speculation is transfer gossip from the British and Spanish tabloids, the reality is that Suarez is saying all the right things if he wants to try to engineer a move out of England, and away from the British press for the “unfair coverage” of the many incidents involving him where he feels victimized.

Liverpool, while the club will want to hold on to him, are a club that can’t pass up an offer of £40million for the player. Or, if Real Madrid offered Liverpool £20million plus their Spain under-21 forward Jose Callejon, it’s an offer they would certainly consider. But the biggest factor in all of this is Suarez. If the striker is saying it’d be hard to snub a move from Real Madrid, then expect Real Madrid to put an offer in for him, especially since the footballer is a rare talent.

What do you think? Will Suarez leave Liverpool for Real Madrid this summer? And what could Liverpool do with the money they would get for Suarez? Who should they buy? Or should the Reds hold on to the player with everything they have? Tell us what you think in the comments below.

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19 Responses to Luis Suarez Offered Real Madrid Contract Worth £140k-a-Week: The Nightly EPL

  1. Jamie says:

    The only question remaining is how much will Liverpool get for him. Even if he doesn’t end up at Real Madrid I expect him to leave Liverpool and the EPL.

    If he has a good Confederations Cup run his stock will go up even more which will be good for Liverpool.

    The obvious question is who will Liverpool bring in to replace Suarez. As controversial as Suarez is there is no denying his immense talent.

  2. Smokey Bacon says:

    Amazing how little Liverpool are doing to keep Suarez. They must know he’s going. Terrific player but flawed character. To blame the press after all he has done sums him up.

    In other news, I’m hearing Steve Kean might be Millwall’s new manager. To be fair, he has proven ability to take abuse from fans. It might just be an inspired pick.

  3. Liam says:

    This cant be true. To offer a contract they have to first agree a fee with Liverpool, no such contract offer has been made, because it cant be

    • The Gaffer says:

      Suarez has a £40million release clause in his contract.

      Cheers,
      The Gaffer

      • Dominjon says:

        If there is a clause, it has to be met by an offer, then the club would give written permission to the player’s agent allowing him to talk to the club.
        None of that has happened.
        Suarez has not talked to Real. He obviously wants to, but right now talk of contracts being offered etc are just paper talk.

        • Jay-Jimmy says:

          Manchester City have agreed terms with Navas and Isco but have not agreed terms with Sevilla n Malaga respectively. Its naive to think players agents don’t agree terms with prospective clubs!
          Ronaldo agreed terms with Real before United agreed to sell, it nothing new!

      • David says:

        Source? No one is reporting that figure. The only figure being reported is 20 million plus Callejon.

        • The Gaffer says:

          All of the British newspapers are reporting a supposed £40 million release clause.

          Cheers,
          The Gaffer

  4. jtm371 says:

    good ridden so much talent but ZERO between the ears.yeah it was the press that called Evra a derogatory term and it was the press that bit Ivanovic.take your sorry excuses to Spain i’m sure they will play well their.

  5. CTBlues says:

    Yey just who I want to see Gareth Barry chopping down players in MLS.

  6. Dust says:

    Loosing Suarez would be a blow for LFC, they paid 23m but would get no more than 40m… They finished 11 points off Spurs….to make up 11 points in 1 seaaon would not be easy with Suarez but without him, it would be even harder, if not impossible given he contributed so much…

    Sturridge was on fire after arriving and LFC didn’t look to bad without Suarez after his bite ban, but no Suarez and no Sturridge through injury?… Could be a long season for LFC if Suarez leaves in the summer.

  7. Dustin says:

    Let him leave, who cares? We have coped well in the past. The likes of Owen & Torres left and we still carried on.Trust in BR, i am sure he as already planned his next move.

    • Paul says:

      Exactly. Let him go. We get £40m in the bank and we move on. He’s a great player, that much is undeniable, but he’s dragged this clubs name through the mud too many times in the short time he’s been here. Let Madrid suffer the backlash from his future incidents while we let our own PR department rebuild the damage he’s caused.

  8. RealAndy says:

    I’m from the other side of the camp. Real Madrid never tapped Luis Suarez, because the No.1 target has all along been Gareth Bale. It was through elimination and going through the list of players Real Madrid needs, that we found indeed Luis Suarez is on that list.

    If Luis Suarez is interested in Real Madrid, he is more than welcome to join Xabi Alonso & CR7 at the Santiago Bernabeu.

    Hala Madrid!

  9. Nick says:

    I don’t want Suarez to leave, BUT, if he chooses to leave, I want to see 40-50 million CASH. No 20 million plus Callejon.

  10. Ernst says:

    Diving and unsportsmanship have a different threshold in Spain. I’m sure he will be more happy there. A culture closer to home.

  11. Bergkamp_10 says:

    Get this cheat off the EPL immediately. Such a thug. Never blames himself for anything. He bit a professional player and blames the media for all his misfortunes. Is he the most dumbest and rudest footballer ever.

  12. Jamie says:

    Suarez is going to be gone by the end of the summer. Liverpool won’t make much of an effort privately to keep him, publicly he will be asked to stay, because of several things.

    1. As good as he is he has become notorius for controversy and Liverpool have realized that he will not change.

    2. Many people erroneously believe that without Suarez’s goals Liverpool would have been in the bottom half of the table. The facts say otherwise. Liverpool would have finished exactly where they finished even without his goals.

    3. Liverpool actually have a better record without Suarez than with him in the lineup. He misses more than anyone in the league and is dispossessed more often than any other Liverpool player.

    The owners recognize the importance of the Liverpool brand name and can ill-afford to keep Suarez given his antics. They are also stricklers for statistics and will be well-aware of why Suarez leaving won’t be that bad. Of course, not replacing him with a quality signing will be just as bad a mistake for them to make.

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