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Suarez's year in review

Luis Suarez's decision to sign a new long-term contract at Liverpool comes following a typically headline-grabbing year.

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Lucas and Luis Suarez open maternity unit

Lucas and Suarez Credit: Rachel Pritchard, ITV Granada

Liverpool stars Lucas Leiva and Luis Suarez have officially opened the new Eden Suite at Wirral Women and Children's Hospital.

Both Luis and Lucas' children were delivered at the hospital last year and both said they were pleased to return to thank the staff in person.

Lucas and Suarez meet staff Credit: Rachel Pritchard, ITV Granada

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Suarez signs new deal at LFC

Suarez has signed a new long term deal at Liverpool. The bosses haven't specified for how long or how much but it is expected to make the 26-year-old striker the best-paid player in the club's history.

Here's how the striker has staked up so far at the club:

  • 12 - The amount of games played by Suarez this season.
  • 17 - The amount of goals scored by Suarez this season.
  • 126 - The total minutes from his return from a ban to scoring at Sunderland.
  • 2 - Hat-tricks this season (one four-goal haul included).
  • 1 - Yellow card given to him.
  • 108 - Total appearances for Liverpool.
  • 68 - Goals scored in a red shirt.

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Luis Suarez signs 'long term' deal at Liverpool

Luis Suarez Credit: LFC website

Luis Suarez today committed his future to Liverpool Football Club by signing a new long-term contract at Melwood. The club haven't said how long the deal is for but released the following statement on their website.

The 26-year-old Uruguayan insists he is 'proud' and 'delighted' at having put pen to paper on the new extended deal and is focused on helping the club achieve its ambitions of sustainable success both domestically and in Europe.

The Reds' No.7 also paid tribute to the supporters, citing the 'special relationship' he has with them as a key factor in reaffirming his commitment to Liverpool.

"I am delighted to have agreed a new deal with Liverpool and have my future secured for the long term," said Suarez.

"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.

"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.

Get the full statement here.

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