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Suarez: Watch Out For Me & Sturridge

Luis Suarez says that the Premier League’s defenders should watch out, because his already prolific strike partnership with Daniel Sturridge is yet to blossom.

Since his return to Liverpool’s first-team after his biting ban, Suarez appears to have struck up an almost supernatural understanding with Sturridge.

Reds manager Brendan Rodgers has crafted a system that allows both of his hit-men to operate in the areas they prefer, and their complimentary styles of playing promise a formidable Liverpool attack for seasons to come.

Suarez sprang to prominence in European club football at Ajax Amsterdam, where he tore up the Eredivisie alongside Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.

But he believes that he and Sturridge can score even more goals together at Liverpool than he did with Huntelaar in Holland.

"Three or four years or more ago, when I played with Klaas-Jan Huntelaar at Ajax, he had a very good partnership with me," Suarez told Liverpool's website.

"Now, with Daniel we are trying our best and we can improve. Maybe in a few years I will be able to say my best partnership was with Daniel Sturridge, especially if we can continue to progress.

"I am so happy because when you have a very good striker, and a very good partner, for defenders it is difficult because they have to give their attention to two players - not just one.

"If maybe two defenders come towards me, this creates space for Danny. This is important not just for me, but for the team and our confidence.”

Some Liverpool fans are still afraid that Suarez will be playing for another team next season, after all he put them through ahead of the current campaign.

But if he is forced to see out his contract at Anfield, it seems Suarez believes that he and Sturridge can fire the Reds back to where they feel they belong, in England and in Europe.

"We are trying for progression. He is 24 and I am 26, so we are trying our best to progress for the future of the club,” he said.

"We know in the last few seasons, Liverpool have not been in the Champions League and we know we can help the team challenge for the top four. We will try our best, but Liverpool is not only Suarez and Sturridge - it's the whole team.

"Whether Danny scores, I score, or Stevie [Gerrard] or another player scores, I am so happy and so are the team.

"When you have one man in the area, it's more important. I am not a real No 9 in the area, but Daniel is more so and that's important for me and the team."

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