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Suarez Signs Liverpool Contract Extension

Luis Suarez on Friday signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool. The Uruguayan striker cited the support he’s received from Liverpool fans and staff as one of the main reasons for extending his contract.

"I am delighted to have agreed a new deal with Liverpool and have my future secured for the long term," Suarez told the club's website. "We have some great players and the team is growing and improving all the time. I believe I can achieve the ambitions of winning trophies and playing at the very highest level with Liverpool. My aim is to help get us there as quickly as possible.”

He added: “Without doubt the backing I have received from the Liverpool fans has influenced my decision. I am so proud to represent them and go out to do my best for them every time I pull on the shirt. We have a special relationship; they have love for me and in return I love them back. I will always do my best for them and hopefully we can achieve success together."

Suarez, who was banned for the first six games of the season for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic in May, has scored an astonishing 17 goals in 11 Premier League games this season. He was also linked with moves to Arsenal and Real Madrid over the summer after publicly expressing his desire to leave Liverpool.

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