Liverpool latest: Suarez to Bayern move ruled out

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he feels bitterly disappointed over the ten game ban handed to striker Luis Suarez. Suarez will miss the rest of the season and the start of next season after being punished for biting Branislav Ivanovic in the match against Chelsea last weekend.

Brendan Rodgers has played down concerns over the shoulder injury to captain Steven Gerrard. Reports earlier in the week suggested Gerrard would need an operation on a shoulder problem at the end of the season, which Rodgers has dismissed.

German football expert for TalkSport Jan Aage Fjortoft says there is no chance Luis Suarez will be signing for Bayern Munich this summer. Suarez had been linked with a big money move to the German champions, enhanced by rumours he’s ready to quite the club following a ten match suspension.

Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has hit out against the ban handed to Luis Suarez. The striker will miss the next ten games for the club and Reina has called the punishment grossly unfair and not fitting the crime which took place in the 2-2 draw against Chelsea last weekend.

Liverpool could be locked in a transfer battle this summer against Manchester United for talented young winger Bruma. The Sporting Lisbon star has been tipped to follow the same career path that Cristiano Ronaldo took but Liverpool have kept their scouts in Portugal to track his progress.

Former Liverpool star Danny Murphy has joined the growing collection of pro-Liverpool individuals, calling Luis Suarez’s ban for that bite harsh. Murphy, currently at Blackburn Rovers, has suggested that ban is way over the top with the FA looking to make an example out of Suarez.

Martin Kelly has returned to first team training ahead of schedule. Kelly had been suffering with a bad knee injury which has kept him out for a large chunk of the season and there is now a small chance that he could reach a level when he’d make the subs bench for one of the club’s remaining games.

Liverpool legend Ian Rush has backed striker Daniel Sturridge to get better and better at the club. Sturridge is now the primary striker for Liverpool, as the ten match ban handed to Luis Suarez kicks in immediately and Rush is backing him to improve on the performances he’s already put in for the club.

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has revealed he is unsure over his next career move. Carragher will retire at the end of the season, with several sources tipping him to make the move into top flight coaching in some sort of capacity at his current club, possibly with one of the youth teams.

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