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Report: No Luis Suarez bids as Liverpool swoop for Barcelona’s Alexis Sanchez

Liverpool are unconcerned by growing speculation linking forward Luis Suarez with a move to Spain, according to the Liverpool Echo.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 26, 2012: Liverpool's Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz in action against Manchester City during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)
Luis Suarez in action against Manchester City during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After another sensational week for the 27-year-old in which he scored twice for Uruguay to sink England and effectively knock Roy Hodgson’s side out of the World Cup, the rumours have inevitably followed.

Both Barcelona and Real Madrid are said to be ready to do whatever it takes to capture Suarez’s signature, but Liverpool are yet to receive an approach.

The Echo‘s James Pearce writes:

However, neither Suarez nor his representatives have given Liverpool any indication that he wants to quit Anfield.

Liverpool believe they have done everything they possibly could to satisfy the prolific striker.

After last summer’s transfer saga, Suarez committed his future to the club last December by signing a new long-term lucrative deal, though it is thought to have a buy-out clause.

Liverpool’s qualification for the Champions League this season though will go some way to satisfying Suarez’s career ambitions.

Suarez, who scored 31 goals for Liverpool last season, is preparing for Uruguay’s final group D game — a crunch encounter with Italy at the Estádio das Dunas in Natal on Tuesday. A win for either team would see them through to the second round.

The Echo also say Liverpool have registered their interest in signing Barcelona striker Alexis Sanchez.

Pearce adds:

However, during those discussions the Catalan outfit haven’t given any indication that they are plotting a swoop for Suarez.

Sanchez has been among a number of high-profile transfer targets linked with Liverpool this summer and after starting the World Cup in form, This Is Anfield’s Henry Jackson explained exactly why he’d be perfect at Liverpool.

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