Suarez needed a rest - Kenny

BY foxsports • August 21, 2011

The Reds recorded a 2-0 victory at Arsenal on Saturday - their first away Premier League win over the Gunners in a decade - following the introduction of Suarez and Raul Meireles. It was the duo who combined to force the breakthrough after Arsenal had been reduced to 10 men in the wake of Emmanuel Frimpong's red card when Ignasi Miquel's clearance bounced off Aaron Ramsey and into the net. Suarez then tapped in a second goal in the final minute. Suarez, 24, impressed in Uruguay's Copa America win this summer, and Dalglish feels if he can keep all of his frontmen fresh, then that can only benefit the long-term good of the squad. "Last week (against Sunderland) maybe I was being a wee bit romantic with Luis," the Scot said. "It was unfair on him, he was coming back and was on such a high and looked sharp in training. I thought I would give him a game. "Maybe last week it was the wrong decision from me. "He still scored the goal, still played well, but he just never had the energy he normally has. Maybe we just brought him back a wee bit too soon." Dalglish added: "We have got to manage Luis' circumstances the same as we have everybody else's. There were another four or five lads there who we had for the first time. "Raul Meireles has had a difficult pre-season with injuries so we have got to look after him as well as Luis." Liverpool have spent millions strengthening the squad, which Dalglish believes can help them go better than last season when they failed to qualify for Europe despite rallying once the Anfield legend was back at the helm. The Scot hinted there could yet be more comings and goings ahead of the transfer deadline, but is also content with the current group. "It is inevitable that movement goes on in football," said the Liverpool manager. "If someone taps on your door for whatever reason... but if everybody stays here I don't have any problems."


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