Suarez lauded by Liverpool boss for trying to change

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has praised striker Luis Suarez for trying to change the public’s perception of the Uruguay international after a difficult transition into the Premier League.

"His consistency this year has been phenomenal," said the Reds boss.

"He is a remarkable man. What I have admired from close hand is this is a guy who is trying to change.

"He has come in here and been labelled many things - sometimes maybe, for me, as because he is a foreign player he will get accused more.

"If a British player dives we'll laugh and find it funny but when it's Luis Suarez he is a diver.

"But this is a guy who is trying to turn around his life and adapt to the culture and you can clearly see that."

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