Will the Uruguayan striker leave in the summer, or will he carry on playing for the Merseyside outfit?
The recently crowned PFA Player of the Year, Luis Suarez, could become the next name on a long list of players to leave England after scooping the highest individual honour.
The Liverpool striker has had an unbelievable campaign, scoring 31 goals as well as forming a deadly partnership with Daniel Sturridge. However, a season of that calibre rarely goes unnoticed, and it is often this sort of award that makes Real Madrid get their chequebook out.
Despite Suarez already stating that nothing will happen this summer, rumours surrounding his future have already started to circulate. After all, if Madrid want to sign a certain player, more often than not they get him. The Spanish giants are said to be lining up a bid to tempt Suarez to follow Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo out of the Premier league.
The two wingers won the PFA Player of the Year award twice and left England shortly after winning the prize for a second time. Following Suarez’s PFA success, his future could play out in a very similar fashion to Bale’s.
The 27-year-old will stay at Liverpool for next season because of the way the club has successfully qualified for next season’s Champions League. However, if Liverpool fail to make the top four next season and have a mediocre European campaign, then Suarez may feel that leaving the Reds and joining Los Blancos is his best chance of lifting major trophies.
Unless Madrid test Liverpool’s resolve with an offer in the region of £80 million, Suarez’s future will be decided by how Liverpool perform next season. The Reds will have to win at least one trophy to ensure the Premier League’s most prolific striker stays at Anfield.
Suarez is likely to resist Madrid’s advances this year but as history has shown, the nine-time European champions normally get their man and won’t give up if even they are unsuccessful this summer.