Arsenal hero Keown tells Liverpool's Suarez: Wenger will make you better - and calmer

Arsenal hero Martin Keown has told Liverpool striker Luis Suarez he will improve on and off the pitch under manager Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal hero Martin Keown has told Liverpool striker Luis Suarez he will improve on and off the pitch under manager Arsene Wenger.

Keown wrote in the Daily Mail: "A deal with Arsenal is still a long way off, and signing someone with Suarez’s track record could be seen as high-risk. He has run into big trouble on several occasions. He needs to learn from his behaviour because you can’t use racist language or bite people. It’s not on.

"But there is not a better educator of young men than Wenger. The Frenchman would make a difference to Suarez’s behaviour without a doubt.

"Wenger creates a habit of behaviour that everyone around him follows. He is a very calm person and everyone else follows that example. He makes good decisions based on calmness. He treats his players with respect and creates a learning environment.

"All of this is aimed at keeping you from crossing the line, which is what Suarez needs to learn. Of course, it doesn’t work all the time because Wenger still wants you to be fiery on the pitch — I should know — but Suarez would benefit. We all know deep down how to behave; Wenger promotes that."

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