Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish to make last minute decision over fitness of Luis Suarez for West Brom clash

The Reds boss was pleased with the performances of his players in the midweek win over Stoke and praised summer signing Jose Enrique for his smooth transition to life at Anfield.
Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish will make a last minute decision over whether to play striker Luis Suarez against West Brom on Saturday.

The Uruguay international picked up a knock to his ankle in the League Cup win over Stoke City midweek but has subsequently received treatment and is in contention to return.

The Reds boss was impressed by the striker’s two-goal performance at the Britannia Stadium and hopes he will return for the weekend.

"He's had a bit of treatment so we'll see how he is. He's had a tough time recently, so we'll see how he is tomorrow," Dalglish said in a prematch press conference. "I said it the other night, my vocabulary ran out within a week when the wee man came here."

Suarez has scored four goals in eight league starts this season. The 24-year-old also has three goals and three assists in three Carling Cup matches.

"He's been fantastic and the great thing him about him is that he is very unassuming as well," Dalglish said. "Everybody can see what he can do on the pitch. He's got no edge to him. He doesn't think he is better than anyone else and he's fantastic in and around the football club. He's a great ambassador for the club as well.

"He's only been here since January and we are already running out of compliments to pay him. That in itself is a huge compliment I suppose."

The manager also eulogized summer signing Jose Enrique’s seamless transition into the Liverpool ranks following his move from Newcastle United in the summer.

"We're just delighted to have him. He's not disappointed us in any way, shape or form," the Scot said. "If other people have an opinion that's fine, but we're the ones who had to make the choice on whether to sign him or not.

"We did and we're pleased we did sign him. He's done really well for us."
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