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Opponents still fear Liverpool without Suarez, says Rodgers


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By Andrew Tuft

Friday 15 August 2014

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes opposition teams still fear his side despite the departure of last season’s Premier League top scorer Luis Suarez, ITV Sport has reported.


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Uruguay international Suarez quit Anfield for Barcelona over the summer and it has been suggested last year’s runners-up aren’t as dangerous without Suarez. But Rodgers has retained faith in his side’s goal scoring capabilities.


“The game is all about opinion and every team is forensically looked at in terms of what they will produce or not,” he said. “Luis was a world-class talent but we scored 101 goals last year and 70 of those came from other parts of the team


“Every big team will lose a top player at some point but no-one is bigger than the club,” Rodgers continued. “If the fear factor is taken out of us that will be seen over the course of the season but for us there is no change.”


Suarez scored 31 times last season despite missing his club’s first few games as a result of his ban for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic. Suarez is banned again now after a similar incident with Giorgio Chiellini during the World Cup and won’t be able to play a competitive game for his new club until October.


Behind Suarez in Liverpool’s scoring chart was Daniel Sturridge, who netted 21 times, and captain Steven Gerrard with 13. Rodgers has added Southampton striker Rickie Lambert and Benfica forward Lazar Markovic to the squad ahead of the new campaign.


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