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Banned Suarez up for award

Footballer Luis Suarez, who received a 10-match ban for biting Branislav Ivanovic at Chelsea last week, is nominated for the Players Football Association (PFA) Player of the Year.

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  1. Steve Scott

What future now for Luis Suarez?

Liverpool's Luis Suarez has been banned for 10 matches. Credit: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

We have not had a personal response from Luis Suarez today.

But after his long ban last season - and now this - he, like some of the Liverpool fans we spoke to at Anfield, might start thinking that someone in English football has got it in for him.

If so, maybe he would consider a move to Europe.

There would be plenty of clubs wanting to take him - he is that good.

But he would not be able to wipe off his ban. He would still have to serve that.

Fifa rules state that you have to serve your ban whatever country you go to.

The more likely outcome is he will stay where he is at Liverpool as he has just signed a new four-year deal.

And then he can use some of the time he now has now at his disposal to work on the suspect temperament that keeps getting him into trouble.

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