Kenny Dalglish can't wait for Luis Suarez's return to Liverpool

22 July 2011 12:14
Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish is looking forward to Luis Suarez's return after his exploits in the Copa America.

The Anfield favourite hit a double to help Uruguay beat Peru in the semi-final, putting his country on the verge of a record-breaking 15th title in the South American competition.

Suarez has been in superb form throughout the tournament and leads the way in the scoring charts on three goals, along with Argentina and reported Manchester City target Sergio Aguero.

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Dalglish has kept an eye on how his 24-year-old striker has been faring and can't wait to have him back for pre-season training, earmarking Suarez's energy as a key asset to Liverpool ahead of the upcoming campaign.

Dalgish said: 'We're all absolutely delighted for Luis. He has done really well over there.

'He's taken his goals well and showed what a big threat he is.

Deadly duo: Suarez (right) celebrates with Uruguay team-mate Diego Forlan

'It's been a fantastic achievement for him to get to the final of the Copa America and he has made a huge contribution to Uruguay's progress.

'We're looking forward to him winning the final and then coming back to us.

'Hopefully he will be back with a winners' medal.'

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But even if Uruguay fail to win the final, Dalglish is tipping Suarez to come back in confident mood.

The Scot added: 'I think, regardless of what happens on Sunday night, Luis will come back to us buzzing.

'He's very enthusiastic and it will be great to have him back around.'

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Source: Daily_Mail

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