Last Updated: Mon, 22 Apr 2013 12:19
Liverpool will not sell Luis Suarez despite the furore following his bite on Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic.
Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre insists there is no question of the 26-year-old being offloaded in the summer despite the criticism following his antics on Sunday afternoon.
The Uruguay international has already been fined by the club - and has asked for the money to be donated to the Hillsborough Family Support Group - and Ayre has confirmed he will be staying at Anfield.
"It affects his future in the sense that we have to work with him on his discipline - but Luis is a very important player to the club," Ayre told the official club website.
"As we keep saying, he signed a new four-year contract last summer and we'd all love to see him here throughout that contract."
"He's a fantastic player, top scorer and everything we'd want in a striker, so there's no change there," he added.
"This is more about getting him back on the right track and it's largely down to (manager) Brendan (Rodgers) now to work with him on that side of his character."
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