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Suarez interested in Real Madrid

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MADRID — Liverpool striker Luis Suarez says it would be “difficult to say no” to a move to Real Madrid.

Report by BBC Sport

Suarez (26) signed a long-term deal at Anfield last year, but, as well as scoring 30 goals this season, he was also handed a 10-game ban by the English Football Association for biting Branislav Ivanovic.

He told Uruguayan radio station Radio sport 890: “I’ve talked to my agent. There’s nothing concrete.

“It would be very difficult to say no to Real Madrid.”

He added: “There are a lot of rumours in the transfer period, but you never know until firm offers are made.”

The suspension Suarez was handed for biting Chelsea’s Ivanovic came two years after he received a ban for racially abusing Manchester United’s Patrice Evra.

Suarez, who joined Liverpool from Ajax in 2011, admitted the criticism he has received from the English media has made him “tired”.

The Uruguay international continued: “I’m happy at Liverpool thanks to the fans. I have committed an error. I am human. But they’ve talked about me in ways they shouldn’t have.

“My family has suffered and things have gone beyond the limits.

“I am tired of it. My daughter and my wife have suffered. I’m not prepared to continue suffering at the hands of the English journalists. I suffered a lot as a kid to get where I am just to be attacked unfairly by the English Press. They haven’t appreciated me as a player. They’ve just judged my attitude.”

Earlier this year, Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre said he was 100% certain the club would be able to keep hold of Suarez if interest came from a Champions League club.
He told BBC Breakfast: “We love Luis being at Liverpool, he loves being at Liverpool and we fully expect him to be at Liverpool next season.”

Suarez has also spoken of his happiness at Anfield, saying in March 2012: “There are a good few years left on my contract. I want to carry on enjoying myself because both my family and I feel really happy here.”

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