Luis Suarez Returns to England for Liverpool Farewell

Luis Suarez, who joined Spanish giants Barcelona for a transfer fee of 75 million pounds, returned to England to say good bye to his Liverpool teammates.

Updated: September 01, 2014 18:27 IST
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Luis Suarez joined Barcelona in the summer in a 75 million-pound deal.

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Barcelona striker Luis Suarez said goodbye to his former Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard during a visit to the club's Melwood training base on Monday, the former England captain revealed. (Lionel Messi to miss FIFA World Cup final rematch)

Gerrard published a photograph on his Instagram account of Suarez handing him a signed 'SUAREZ 9' Barcelona shirt, accompanied by the message: "He is back bearing gifts. (Manchester United agree loan deal for Radamel Falcao)

"Emotional saying goodbye to the main man this morning. Best wishes to a phenomenal player." (Inzhagi era at AC Milan opens with a win)

Suarez had returned to Liverpool's training ground to collect some personal belongings following his move to Barcelona for a reported fee of 75 million pounds ($125 million, 95 million euros).

The 27-year-old Uruguay striker also tweeted about his return.

Suarez spent two and a half seasons with Gerrard at Anfield, scoring 69 league goals, but left in July after being banned by FIFA for four months for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.

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