Jose Enrique: 'Luis Suarez is Liverpool's Lionel Messi'

Enrique: 'Suarez is Liverpool's Messi'
© PA Photos
Jose Enrique says that Luis Suarez is Liverpool's version of Lionel Messi.

Liverpool defender Jose Enrique believes that Luis Suarez is as important to his side as Lionel Messi is to Barcelona.

The Uruguayan took his Premier League goals tally to 22 on Sunday after helping the Reds to a 3-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield.

Enrique admits that the Merseysiders heavily rely on "best player" Suarez, as they push for a place in next season's Champions League.

"In the game all the time the first person I look for is [Suarez] and he always makes a movement and I try to put the ball there and he does the rest," Enrique told Sky Sports News.

"It is really easy to understand with him. He is our best player and he can do something from nothing.

"It's like at Barcelona - the first player they look for when the game is in a bad situation is Messi because you know he can do something. Luis is the same - I look for him because I know he can do something different and we understand each other."

Liverpool travel to Southampton on Saturday.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers during the match against Zenit St Petersburg on February 21, 2013
Read Next:
Half-Time Report: Liverpool in front against Zenit
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Premier League
Championship
La Liga
Bundesliga
Ligue 1
League One
League Two
National League
Scottish Cup
Scottish League One
Scottish League Two
Segunda Division
Serie B
Ligue 2
Australian A-League
Belgian Pro League
Greek Superleague
Indian I-League
Liga MX
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
Turkish Super Lig
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account