The Uruguayan has never been far from controversy during his playing days - not nearly limited to the infamous biting incident involving Branislav Ivanovic that ruled him out for the beginning of the current campaign.
Regardless of discipline issues, his talent has always been an undeniable aspect of a complicated figure, with suitors spanning Europe’s elite clubs never in short supply.
It was Arsenal that looked to capitalise on Suarez’s seemingly tenuous situation at Anfield over the past summer with a £40m plus £1 bid meant to activate the rescission cause in his former contract.
Liverpool would refuse to sell, of course - owner John Henry only just revealing that the Gunners had actually met the required sum for the striker’s release - and a more serene Suarez would go on to hit 24 Premier League goals in 23 games leading up to the present.
And the star - who has played a crucial role in a Liverpool renaissance that sees them in with chance for the title - has now chosen to make a rather interesting revelation on another occasion in which an unnamed Serie A side looked to prize him away.
“Two years ago an important offer came from Italy for me,” he told Gazzetta dello Sport.
“For the future never say never, but for me there is now an even greater desire to play in big European games with Liverpool.
“For a South American who wants to make history, Italy is a highly recommended step.”
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