REAL MADRID and Lionel Messi have reportedly been left stunned by
Luis Suarez’s willingness to play through the pain for Barcelona.
Barcelona have enjoyed a stunning start to the new La Liga season,
winning all seven games and lifting the doom and gloom mood that
cast a shadow over their summer transfer business.
But the form of Luis Suarez in the early parts of the new campaign
has prompted cause for concern, with the Uruguayan managing just
two goals from eight appearances across all competitions.
The former Liverpool striker injured his knee in the Spanish Super
Cup defeat to Real Madrid back in August, and appears to have been
plagued by the problem ever since.
And Spanish website Don Balon claims Messi and Real have both
been left shocked by his decision to delay surgery.
The worst thing to happen to Barcelona so far this season is an
injury to wing wizard Ousmane Dembele.
The France international arrived from Borussia Dortmund for a huge
£96million after Barca lost Neymar to Ligue 1 titans Paris Saint-
Yet, in just his third game, the ex-Rennes star picked up a hamstring
injury that could rule him out for up to four months.
And Don Balon say Dembele’s injury has forced Suarez to delay
surgery on his own problem.
It is said he has asked Barcelona players for patience, with the
squad aware he is taking to the field despite not being 100 per cent
at the races.
Messi is among those aware of his situation and has been left taken
aback by his determination to still give everything to the cause.
Additionally, the news has also reached the ears of those over in
And they are all shocked at his gesture, though now know why his
form has waned in the early parts of the La Liga season.
Suarez wants surgery in November, in the next international break,
and is hoping he will be fit again by the time club football resumes.