Phil Thompson believes that Liverpool are capable of moving forward without Luis Suarez after the Merseyside outfit agreed to sell the striker to Barcelona.
defender Liverpool believes that the Merseyside outfit will continue to be strong, despite losing star striker Phil Thompson . Luis Suarez
The Uruguayan international, who is currently serving a four-match ban for biting Italy defender
, will sign for Barcelona after the two clubs Giorgio Chiellini agreed a deal today.
The 27-year-old is expected to undergo a medical in Spain next week before signing a five-year contract at the Camp Nou.
Suarez's final season at Liverpool resulted in the controversial striker being named PFA Player of the Year after scoring 31 Premier League goals.
Despite the prolific striker's exit, Thompson is sure that Liverpool are capable of moving forward without him.
"I go back to watching
and Roger Hunt and then along came Ian St John and along came Kevin Keegan and along came Ian Rush," Thompson told Kenny Dalglish Sky Sports News.
"You were always worrying if there'll be someone else, but sooner or later there is a superstar.
and Michael Owen came along and then Robbie Fowler and Luis Suarez. Fernando Torres
"There have been great players and this football club will always move on anyway. Yes, it will be a loss without Suarez and his ability, but I'm quite sure we are in good hands as long as we spend the money right."
has admitted that the club were reluctant to sell Suarez, but has insisted that no player is Brendan Rodgers bigger than Liverpool.
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