Suarez catches Kenny's eye

BY foxsports • February 13, 2011

The 24-year-old, a £22.8million arrival from Ajax last month, had already scored on his debut as a substitute against Stoke. On his second appearance for the Reds he hit the post and the crossbar in a busy performance which caused Wigan's defence numerous problems in the 1-1 draw at Anfield. Prior to yesterday, Suarez's only competitive action in two months - due to a seven-match suspension and Holland's winter break - had been the 27-minute substitute appearance against the Potters but he lasted the whole game against the Latics. Dalglish admitted it was not ideal for the World Cup star but was pleased with what he saw. "It was maybe unfair to keep Luis on for 90 minutes because he's not had too many games but we kept hoping he would get a goal," said the Scot. "His energy and enthusiasm and movement is going to cause a lot of people a lot of problems. "He never did anything which surprised us because he didn't do anything we've not seen before. "He is a good footballer playing with good footballers so I am not going to be surprised by anything that he does. "He will be a favourite with supporters I think." Suarez also received the support of fellow South American Lucas Leiva. "He is a dangerous striker, you could see that against Wigan and he worked really hard to help the team," said the Brazil international. "You could see his quality with the free-kick (which hit the crossbar) and I am sure he will score a lot of goals." Lucas also praised Raul Meireles, who scored his fifth goal in six matches before being forced off with sickness just after half-time. "Raul is scoring a lot of goals," said the 24-year-old. "He is playing in an advanced position with freedom and he will have chances to score and we know he is capable of that."

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