Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has reiterated his desire to remain with Liverpool and see out his present long-term deal with the club, reports Sky
The Uruguayan international has also admitted he is not the favourite to land the Player of the Year award.
With Liverpool looking set for next season without European football, there has been much speculation that Suarez could depart Anfield in the summer, but the 26-year-old has insisted that he has no plans to leave the club.
He did concede that it would be wrong to ever categorically rule out leaving the club, but says he is happy to remain until his current deal expires in 2017 at least.
He said: “I’ll be here next season, yes. Not only am I playing for Liverpool, I am playing in one of the best leagues in the world.
“I am very happy (at Liverpool) and I want to see out my contract, though in football you never know quite what’s ahead.
“A club can decide they don’t want you, even though you want to stay. In football things never turn out the way you plan.”
Suarez is nominated on the six-man PFA Player of the Year Award shortlist, but believes that his style of play have discouraged voters from casting their approval in his direction.
He continued: “If I played against a forward who winds me up every game, tries to get on my nerves and drive me mad…it’s difficult to vote for someone who does that.
“It’s hard to vote for a player who’s shouting at you all game and trying to wind you up. But I also think you have to look and evaluate from a footballing perspective.
“Player of the year was never an aim at the start of the season or something I dream about. It’s something I’d always remember, but I’m not going mad to win it.”
He said that he would much rather help Liverpool win silverware and make moves to restore the glory days at the club than be individually awarded for his efforts, stating that he is of a very group-mentality mindset.
He also said that he believes Spurs winger Gareth Bale is the man most deserving of the award, stating: “I love watching him, his change of pace, his spectacular goals, his strength of shot. He even scores with his head.
“He’s a totally all-round player and I think that it’s a shame for football he’s been out these last few weeks.”
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