Date: 25th September 2013 at 3:37am
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Would we have loved him?

The thought of Luis Suarez gracing the turf with his anger-inducing presence later today is enough to make most Reds, well, a bit angry obviously.

It could’ve been very different for United and Suarez though as rather than the boos he’ll no doubt rightfully receive when he makes his appearance for Liverpool later, the Uruguayan was once wanted by Sir Alex- allegedly of course.

Four years ago the Mail- hardly the last bastion of reliable football stories I’ll admit- noted:

Manchester  are chasing Ajax’s prolific striker Luis Suarez to fill the gaping hole left by and Carlos Tevez.

Sir Alex has kept a watchful eye on the 22-year-old, who has scored an impressive 54 goals in 75 league appearances for the Amsterdam club.

Manchester City, Inter Milan and AC Milan are all tracking £35m-rated Suarez who has suggested he is open to staying in the Dutch capital.

Now the Mail has in the past suggested that the likes of and Lucas Moura weren’t just targets but had actually agreed a deal with the club so we know the flaws in their reporting, but it’s very interesting to think that the possibility is actually there that Suarez was considered as a signing.

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