Sue them! Arsenal fans react on Twitter to Suarez claims, Liverpool supporters mock

John W Henry

Arsenal fans unhappy at John Henry's revelation regarding Luis Suarez' former release clause at Liverpool.

Liverpool owner John W Henry has made the fascinating admission that Arsenal did meet Luis Suarez' release clause last summer.

Speaking at a conference in America, he stated: "What we've found over the years is that contracts don't seem to mean a lot in England - actually not in England, in world football.

"Since apparently these contracts don't seem to hold, we took the position we're just not selling and it's been great for Luis, it's been great for us."

The transfer chase became a bitter saga last summer with Arsenal seemingly abandoning their pursuit of Gonzalo Higuain to focus on Suarez, and landed up without them both.

Suarez was reportedly angry at the time at not being able to join the Gunners, who could have offered him Champions League football.

Steven Gerrard and manager Brendan Rodger both played key roles in talking him around, and he not only stayed at Liverpool but returned in the form of his life - and the two clubs currently sit level on points.

Suarez even went onto sign a new contract at Liverpool at the end of last year, meaning the release clause discussed is no longer valid. With the Reds set to qualify for the Champions League, the prospects of him leaving this summer look very slim indeed.

John W Henry's comments have sparked quite a reaction from both sets of fans, particularly Arsenal supporters who even called on their club to take legal action. See a selection below: 

Arsenal responses:

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