English Premier League Will Be Peaceful Without Luis Suarez, Says Chief Executive

Luis Suarez came under criticism from the English Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore for his temperamental behaviour on the pitch. Suarez left Liverpool for Barcelona in a 75 million pounds deal.

updated: August 13, 2014 21:52 IST
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Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez who is currently serving a four-month suspension after his infamous World Cup bite of Italy's defender Giorgio Chiellini arrives on August 8, 2014 for his appeals before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne.


Luis Suarez is "an accident waiting to happen", English Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore said Wednesday, adding he was glad the controversial forward had left Liverpool for Barcelona.

The Uruguay striker left Anfield for Camp Nou in a 75 million pounds deal ($127 million, 95 million euro) after he was banned for four months from all football after biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup in Brazil. (Luis Suarez to learn World Cup bite ban appeal verdict on Thursday)

Scudamore said the Premier League would be more peaceful without Suarez, whose ban was his third for biting. (Jose Mourinho hails 'bargain buy' Diego Costa)

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