The Uruguayan has given the Reds boss his full backing.
The former Liverpool forward, whose loss after leaving for Barcelona has hit the club as hard as it possibly could, feels the Reds are where they are (in Europe) solely because of their manager.
And, despite the pressure on the under-performing Nothern Irishman, Suarez believes he is the man to take the Anfield outfit forward.
"Liverpool will be disappointed not to progress out of their group, but the most important thing is that they were back playing at the highest level this season - and it gives them something to build on," the Barcelona forward is quoted as saying by the Daily Mail.
"The reason they were back playing Champions League football is because of Brendan Rodgers - and he is the right man to guide them back there again next season.
"They must qualify for The Champions League next season. If it comes via the league or winning The Europe League - it is not important how. This season can't be a one off though, because The Champions League is where the club belongs - and it is what the fans expect."