By Ollie Irish
“I am ready for the Premier League” – Luis had watched many Stevie G clips on YouTube
Liverpool’s hot pursuit of Ajax striker Luis Suarez looks to be over after they agreed a deal worth up to £22.8million.
The 24-year-old Uruguayan has yet to pass a medical and agree personal terms but he is so very close to being a Liverpool player, and it still looks possible that the sale of Nando Torres – who is still unsettled after the Hicks & Gillett affair, and reportedly keen to hear what Chelsea might offer LFC for his services – might fund the purchase of Suarez, and then some. However, I expect Torres to stay on Merseyside, in which case the sale of fringe players like Paul Konchesky will have to go into the pot.
The transfer is a bold statement of intent from John W Henry’s Fenway Sports Group that they are serious