Suarez fit for Uruguay clash with Italy

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has declared himself fit for Uruguay’s friendly with Italy, but is keeping an eye on the weekend clash with Chelsea, The Daily Mail reports.

The 24 year old came off 13 minutes from the end with a minor back complaint, but is confident he is ready for a second match in four days. Suarez suggested it may be more important for him not to risk aggravating the problem.

Suarez said: ‘I was a little scared by the pain I had in the game, but treatment I had was just a precaution and it does not hurt. There will be no problem, but the decision is going to be the coach (Oscar Tabarez). I risk a lot to Liverpool. I have a very important game next weekend against Chelsea.”

The Uruguayan has been in scintillating form so far this season for the Reds and will be a pivotal figure for Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish against Chelsea. Suarez added: ‘I love to play every game for the national team, but now there are several tough matches in the club and you have to give a little priority’.

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