Liverpool Should Stand by Luis Suarez, Says Former Manager Kenny Dalglish

Kenny Dalglish, widely regarded as Liverpool's greatest player, said the 27-year-old Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez, whom he brought to Anfield from Ajax in January 2011 was deserving of the club's backing

updated: June 28, 2014 23:32 IST
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Why should Liverpool suffer for what Suarez did playing for his country? Kenny Dalglish wonders.

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London: Liverpool won't turn their back on Luis Suarez, according to Kenny Dalglish -- the man who brought him to Anfield in the first place -- despite the Uruguay forward's latest ban for biting.

Suarez was thrown out of the World Cup and given a four-month ban from all footballafter biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini in Uruguay's 1-0 win over the Azzurri earlier this week.

It is the third time Suarez has been suspended for biting an opponent and many within English football have urged Liverpool to have nothing more to do with the player, even though the striker scored 31 goals in 33 Premier League matches last season. (Read: Luis Suarez Says Yes to Barcelona, Buy-Out Negotiations on)

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