They say football is a game of two halves, and Liverpool just depicted it in their famous style of coming back late, by grabbing a much needed boost in shape of Suarez’ contract renewal.
Even though in the first half of this partnership, Suarez had shown much anxiety that had almost cost him his reputation among the reds faithful, the recent being the "GET ME AWAY PLEA" in summer, but credit goes to Rodgers, for keeping it simple, rather than being emotional, as was the case with Van Persie and Wenger, and hitting a Jackpot in the end.
Life was going normal at Melwood with the usual pre match preparations, but then came a news like a bolt from the blue, a deal which would have been regarded as a fainted dream in Summer, "Suarez signing a contract extension" had silenced the news referring him to Madrid, if not for long, than for the time being.
What remains an integral part in this deal remains un-highlighted, and that was the role of Brendon Rodgers in this scenario, he had made many enemies in his ranks, by keeping Suarez in summer, but they were left stunned seeing Suarez performances, but now with Suarez’ "oath of loyalty", they had to complement the man who is behind all this, Brendan Rodgers.
This news is a two face arrow for Liverpool, by keeping Suarez and offering him more than 200k, they have shown that they are still in the European Elite, both in terms of keeping their players and by the league position as well, and that they will spend big if they find a player that they feel suits them.
Not long ago, there were times when Liverpool fans felt frustrated, that several players betrayed them, in the shape of Ben Arfa, Willian, Erikson and many more and if you look closely at those transfer sagas, one thing that you will find for common is LFC’s insistency to pay less than demanded. But by offering club record wages to Suarez, they have shattered the theories, if there were any, that they have money available in the kitty and that they know how to spend.
Rodgers’ transfer policy has been in question following the Irish missing on various targets including Eriksen and Siggurdson, and there were rumors that LFC tried to bargain very much for the duo, that in the end cost them two quality signings.
Suarez’ contract renewal had sent a message all across Europe, that Liverpool have what it takes to succeed in the premiership as well as in the transfer window, they have the budget available to spend on quality signings and with January transfer window approaching us, you could see a genuine example of that.
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