Poll of the Day: Could Liverpool reach the Champions League if Suarez stays?

The Uruguayan’s future is still unresolved, but with Brendan Rodgers strengthening this summer, Goal asks could the Reds finish in the top four next year if he remains at Anfield?
Liverpool, England's most successful club in Europe, haven't played in the Champions League for over four years and are absent again this season - something which doesn't sit well with star striker Luis Suarez.

Since Rafa Benitez led the Reds to second place in the Premier League in 2009, Roy Hodgson, Kenny Dalglish and now Brendan Rodgers have failed to lead Liverpool back to the continent's elite competition.

But with the additions of Simon Mignolet, Iago Aspas, Luis Alberto and Kolo Toure, the club are looking to push for a top four position this season with a month still left in the transfer window.

However, that is also a further month in which the club could lose prized asset Suarez.

exclusively revealed last week that the striker is on the verge of handing in a transfer request at Anfield in order to engineer a move away from the club amid interest from Premier League rivals Arsenal, one which is expected to be rejected by the club.

With 23 Premier League goals last season, can Liverpool afford to sell their top scorer and still have hopes of a top-four finish?

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Is the current squad, along with Suarez, capable of breaking into the elite once more? Do Liverpool need to invest further? Does no Suarez mean no Champions League?

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