One unwelcome bite has thrown Liverpool's 2014/15 preparations back a notch, and breathed new life into rumours linking Suarez with an exit from the club.
Working on the theory perhaps that it 'could' happen, expect to see Liverpool go all out to sign a big name replacement.
The huge money the club would receive has seen Alexis Sanchez linked, but could there be an even more prolific replacement who Luis Suarez would tempt to Liverpool as a parting gift?
The player concerned is Edinson Cavani, who ever since signing at PSG last summer, has been dogged by rumours he is unsettled. This is due to the fact he has largely been played out wide, to accommodate Zlatan Ibrahimovic up front.
Liverpool would be automatically propelled into the very small group of clubs who could afford to buy the Uruguayan, and there would be no risk of flouting Financial Fair Play.
Suarez could do all within his power to convince Cavani that Liverpool is the place for his close friend to take the next step in his career.
Just earlier this year the PSG forward said: "He has always loved Liverpool - things have not always gone well for him in England - and he told me how humbled he was by the way the club and the fans stood by him."
Liverpool have shown Suarez unwavering support, and allowed him to enhance his footballing reputation, while backing him to the hilt during the tough moments. This can only work in Liverpool's favour should they look into signing Cavani.
Seeing the unconditional support and loyalty shown to Suarez by fans and the club itself can work as a big advantage to Cavani, who would want the same sort of adulation and recipe for success himself. Words from Suarez privately, can also put Liverpool in a uniquely strong position to tempt his international colleague.
Cavani may not have enjoyed a great World Cup, but was starved of quality service.
21 goals last season in an injury interrupted campaign for PSG, and 29 the previous year for Napoli evidences his eye for goal, and there are few with his pedigree who are potentially available at the right price.
If Liverpool do land up deciding to move on their troublesome but sensational striker, they should think big in terms of his replacement, his Uruguayan strike partner is the perfect place to start.