Liverpool may be considering lowering their asking price to part with wantaway Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez, as The
Chelsea and Arsenal are both keen on the Anfield hotshot, though Real Madrid have also been consistently linked with the player’s signature this summer.
Arsenal had an official £30m bid rejected earlier this week, but it is thought that they retain their interest and could come back in with another offer of around £35m.
The Anfield chiefs are not likely to want to do business at that price, but are now thought to be prepared to give any offer in the £40m mark some serious consideration, especially taking into account the 26-year-old’s vocal unrest.
With the Gunners’ moves for Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain now believed to be stalling, they have turned their attention to the Kop star, but it is thought that Liverpool’s stance will remain firm at £40m owing to a clause in the player’s contract.
Suarez will be absent for the first six games of the new season due to an incident in which he bit Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, and this ban would apply even if he moved abroad, and so Real feel under no time pressure to secure a move for the hitman, but remain at the top of his wishes regarding potential destinations this year.
However, Arsenal and Chelsea remain in the hunt and refusing to give up hope. Liverpool, meanwhile, feel under no pressure to part company with the Uruguay international, despite his wishes, as he remains under contract at Anfield until 2016.
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