Steven Gerrard: Suarez can compete with Ronaldo and Messi


The England skipper has insisted that the Liverpool striker can become one among the best players likewise Cristiano Roanldo and Lionel Messi.

Luiz Suarez has been in a great form for Liverpool. Scoring 13 goals and 2 assists in just 10 matches , he has earned the praise around him to become one of the best in the world. The Salto born striker  scored four goals against Norwich in Wednesday’s Premier League encounter, helping his team secure an easy 5-1 win .

Steven Gerrard believes that the Uruguay international has performed out of this world in recent times and can rival Ronaldo and Messi for the best player award in the upcoming years.

The Red’s skipper said, “You have seen a world-class performance, probably one of the best individual performances I’ve seen at Anfield – and I’ve been playing here a long time. Having worked with him every single day, it’s probably less of a surprise to me as it is for the supporters. I’ve been pushing his corner for a long time that he is up there with the best in the world.

“I think he’s getting so close to the main two, Ronaldo and Messi. If he keeps going, I think he can catch them.”

Meanwhile, Brendan Rodgers also insisted that the Forward is one of the best strikers in the World, after their match against Norwich.

He said, “I always like to talk about the team but I think you’ve got to hold Luis up as one of the best strikers in the world,” he told reporters at his post-match press conference. ”It was an incredible performance. It was sheer brilliance, it was a joy for me to watch the team, I thought technically we were very good but to witness that, it was a remarkable individual performance.”

The Liverpool Manager  did not hesitate to confirm that Suarez is happy at Anfield. He added :

“He’s probably the happiest he’s been here, you look at him and the maturity in his performance. I think this club suit him perfectly and I still think his best years are going to be here because of everything. The profile of the club, the connection with the supporters, Anfield itself, you can see it’s a hand in glove fit for him and the type of football we’re trying to play allows him to operate in those spaces we create.”

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