Brendan Rodgers is playing hardball with Luis Suarez. He’s teasing prospective buyers by saying that if Cavani was sold for £55million, Suarez should get a similar transfer bid.
It seems that Rodgers is gung-ho for either selling Suarez for a ransom, or forcing him to stay at Liverpool if other clubs can’t afford to buy him.
Here are today’s world soccer news headlines:
- Luis Suarez worth £55 million, just like Cavani, insists Brendan Rodgers — Telegraph
- Standard Chartered extend £20m shirt sponsorship with Liverpool — Inside World Football
- Swansea face third-round tie with Hibernian or Malmo — Sky Sports
- Liverpool make a second approach in a week for Newcastle’s Hatem Ben Arfa — 101GG
- Norwich City beat Dorados de Sinaloa on pre-season tour of USA — The Independent
- Sunderland could cash in on Alfred N’Diaye — Shields Gazette
- Swansea’s Wilfred Bony could be the buy of the season — Sabotage Times
- Bacary Sagna vows he will remain at Arsenal despite speculation over move away — Independent
- Rising star Ben Davies will battle Neil Taylor for Swansea City shirt — Evening Post
- Stoke confirm interest in Hannover striker Mame Biram Diouf — Sky Sports
- Chelsea to rest Frank Lampard after inflaming Achilles problem this week before a friendly — The Mirror
- French FA seek to extend Leonardo ban — ESPN FC
- Spanish clubs cut ticket prices in bid to get the crowds back — Inside World Football
South American soccer
- Turkish clubs back into Euro draws, but still wait on full verdicts — Inside World Football
- Watford sign eight players from Udinese and Granada — Sky Sports
Major League Soccer
- Lucas Neill skips East Asian Cup to seal Major League Soccer deal — The Courier Mail
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