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‘Super form’ Luis Suarez tipped for Premier League return amid Aston Villa links

Steven Gerrard’s former Liverpool team-mate Glen Johnson has advised Luis Suarez to return to the Premier League after links with Aston Villa emerged.

Suarez, 35, is close friends with Villa boss Steven Gerrard and could look to follow in Philippe Coutinho’s footsteps and reunite with his former team-mate at Villa Park this summer, with his contract at Atletico Madrid due to expire. According to Barcelona-based journalist Gerard Romero, Suarez rejected several offers in order to focus on Gerrard’s offer. Romero said: “Luis Suarez has ruled out offers from Palmeiras, Corinthians and Atlético Mineiro – as well as that from Arabia – to focus on his former team-mate Gerrard’s Aston Villa proposal.”

Speaking to GGRecon, another of Gerrard’s former teammates in the form of Glen Johnson waded over the potential deal this summer. Johnson commented on a return to the Premier League for Suarez, where he said: “Playing in the Premier League after being in La Liga at 35 would be a big ask. But look, Luis is super fit and super determined and that wouldn’t surprise me. not if he came back and ripped again, really.

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