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‘Selling Suarez to Arsenal ludicrous’

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LONDON: Liverpool owner John W Henry has ruled out selling unsettled striker Luis Suarez, adding that to let him go to Premier League rivals Arsenal would be “ludicrous”.

Uruguayan Suarez, who scored 29 goals in all competitions last season, is desperate to play in the Champions League and insisting Liverpool stand by what he says was a commitment to let him leave if they failed to qualify.

Arsenal have had two offers for the 26-year-old forward turned down and Henry made it clear that any further bids from the North London club, or elsewhere, would be similarly rebuffed.

The American, whose reaction to Arsenal’s second bid was to tweet, “What do you think they’re smoking over there at Emirates?” said he was “unequivocal” that Suarez would not be leaving.

“We are not going to sell Luis,” Henry told British newspapers. “To sell to a rival, or one of them, would be ludicrous. [Liverpool] need to be playing in the Champions League. That’s what Liverpool football club is about.”

Henry said offers from clubs outside the EPL would not be considered because there was too little time before the end of the transfer window on September 2 to replace him. (Reuters)

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