Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says goodbye to striker Luis Suarez. Suarez leaving Liverpool to join Barcelona for club-record transfer fee Uruguay striker scored 31 Premier League goals in 33 games last season Gerrard labels Suarez a legend and wishes him good luck at Nou Camp
Steven Gerrard labelled Luis Suarez a Liverpool legend and paid tribute to the striker following the Uruguayan’s move to Barcelona.
Suarez’s £75million transfer to the Nou Camp was confirmed by Liverpool on Friday bringing to an end a rollercoaster three-and-a-half year stay at Anfield.
The 27-year-old scored 31 Premier League goals in 33 games last season to help Liverpool finish second and return to the Champions League football. He also picked up the PFA Player of the Year award for his stunning form.
And Liverpool captain Gerrard, who alongside Suarez, helped Liverpool mount an unlikely challenge for the title, thanked his former team-mate and wished him well in La Liga on his official Instagram account.
‘On an emotional day for me would just like to say what a pleasure it has been playing with an amazing talent such as Luis,” Gerrard told his 675,000 followers on the social networking site.
‘I would like to thank him for his outstanding contribution on the pitch during his time @liverpoolfc and to wish him and his family all the best on his new adventure in Spain. #lfclegend’