Sport Luis Suarez of Liverpool celebrates with Daniel Sturridge (L) as he scores their fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Stoke

The Uruguay striker has been in incredible form this season

Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring for Liverpool against Cardiff City

Luis Suarez is 'the best player in the world', claims Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard

Step aside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo - the best player on the planet resides at Anfield

Luis Suarez and Glen Johnson celebrate for Liverpool

Tottenham v Liverpool: Luis Suarez is like no other according to team-mate Glen Johnson

Suarez's determination to win at all costs singles him out from the rest says the England right-back

Steven Gerrard is hoping success this season will convince Luis Suarez to stay with Liverpool

Steven Gerrard votes for Liverpool team-mate Luis Suarez to win the Ballon d'Or

Franck Ribery is the favourite to win the prestigious award

Jose Mourinho reportedly called West Brom defender Jonas Olsson a

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho involved in 20-man confrontation during which 'Mickey Mouse' jibe was fired at Jonas Olsson

Mourinho reportedly aimed the insult to the West Brom defender in the tunnel following the match amid a foul-mouthed exchange and a clash between the two sides

Luis Suarez begins the game by bringing his new born baby onto the pitch

Luis Suarez attitude delights Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers

The striker claims to have returned from suspension with a new attitude

Steven Gerrard feared Luis Suarez would leave Liverpool in the summer

Steven Gerrard reveals he 'woke every morning', hoping Luis Suarez would remain at Liverpool over the summer

Suarez had pushed for a move to Arsenal but has since said he is happy at Anfield and returned to the Premier League on Sunday to score twice against Sunderland

Adrian Peterson breaks away to score a touchdown at Wembley

Kevin Garside: Luis Suarez will never be a role model in the manner of mighty Adrian Peterson

The Way I See It: The better the player, the more forgiveness is extended to him

Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge pictured together in training

Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez backed to combine and create a 'real threat' for Liverpool, says Brendan Rodgers

The England striker has shown his best form during Suarez's suspension

Luis Suarez looks on during his Liverpool return against Manchester United

Luis Suarez is a 'street fighter' who has damaged the Liverpool brand, says managing director Ian Ayre

But says the striker has been working hard on his character off the field

Luis Suarez pictured on his return for Liverpool

Luis Suarez says 'it's very important I'm back' and vows to give his all after returning for Liverpool

The striker was unable to stop his side losing to Manchester United in the Capital One Cup

Tongue tied: Hull City’s David Meyler ties his rainbow laces yesterday; only one Premier League club has made a conscious decision to support the cause

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Campaign to support gay players has become a missed opportunity to tackle sport's last taboo

Jonjo Shelvey reacts to Daniel Sturridge's goal for Liverpool against Swansea

Brendan Rodgers confident Liverpool can maintain Premier League title challenge

The Reds were held to a 2-2 draw by Swansea last night

Fall guy: Luis Suarez goes to ground to earn Uruguay’s first-half penalty against Peru in yesterday’s World Cup qualifier in Lima

Luis Suarez dives into trouble on Peru trip

Luis Suarez is banned for indiscipline from Premier League matches but the controversial striker is still free to get up to his old tricks at international level.

Luis Suarez in training with the rest of the Liverpool squad

Liverpool could start with Luis Suarez on the wing once striker returns from ban as Brendan Rodgers sticks with the in-form Daniel Sturridge

Reds boss wants the Uruguayan to earn his place back in the squad after trying to force a summer move away from Anfield

Jose Mourinho and Paul Lambert square up at Stamford Bridge

Paul Lambert plays down spat with Jose Mourinho - calling the clash during Aston Villa's defeat to Chelsea 'banter'

Lambert was angered by some of the refereeing decisions during the match at Stamford Bridge

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