Luis Suarez's biting controversy cost Liverpool a massive £25 million.

The Mail on Sunday says Liverpool were hoping an auction between Barcelona and Real Madrid would see Suarez's price hit the £100 million barrier.

But Madrid withdrew any interest after Suarez's bite saga at the World Cup.

However, Liverpool are pleased with £75 million - and have insisted Barca did have to meet his buyout clause to get the deal done.

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