Rodgers and Wenger disagree on Suarez penalty shout

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes Luis Suarez was denied a "blatant penalty" in Sunday's FA Cup fifth-round 2-1 loss at Arsenal.

I thought that was quite an easy decision for the ref.

Luis has a touch, gets around him and it looks a blatant penalty.

We're bitterly disappointed to have not got that because then it just keeps our momentum going for the final stages of the game.

– Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers.

But Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, who tried to sign Suarez in the summer, believes the striker is prone to exaggerating.

I rate Suarez as a player, if we had him in the team we'd have a few more free-kicks.

But it's always difficult to know with him: was it really genuine contact?

It was contact, I don't deny that, but he's very good to make more of it every time.

– Aresnal boss Arsene Wenger.


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