Jamie Carragher reveals what he told Luis Suarez to stop him joining Arsenal

first_imgJamie Carragher reveals what he told Luis Suarez to stop him joining Arsenal Jamie Carragher has backed Eden Hazard to join Real Madrid (Sky Sports)Jamie Carragher believes Eden Hazard is too good to stay at Chelsea and admits Luis Suarez had a similar problem before he left Liverpool to join Barcelona.Hazard has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer and Carragher feels the time is now right for the Belgian to make the switch to Zinedine Zidane’s side.Suarez, meanwhile, was wanted by Arsenal in 2013 before he eventually joined Barcelona a year later.And Carragher has revealed how he and ex-Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard stopped the Uruguayan from moving to Arsenal because they felt the Gunners were not good enough.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘I don’t think you can ever stop players moving to Real Madrid and Barcelona,’ Carragher told Sky Sports.‘I think most players see that as the pinnacle, and it’s happened at both our clubs, Manchester United and Liverpool. Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 9 Apr 2019 2:24 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link181Shares Carragher believed Luis Suarez was ‘too good’ to join Arsenal (Getty Images)‘I think Hazard is one of the best players in the world, and the best players in the world play for your Madrids and your Barcelonas.‘He’s won leagues with them, but I think for him as an individual player, he needs to have a Madrid on his CV over the next three or four years to finish that career.’More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Advertisementcenter_img Hazard could be heading to Real Madrid this summer (Getty Images)‘I think Hazard is too good for Chelsea, right now. He’s that good a player.‘I think of Luis Suarez when he was at Liverpool.‘I wanted him to stay, but I knew in my head. This was something I spoke about with Steven Gerrard when he nearly went to Arsenal.‘We actually said, ‘You’re too good for Arsenal. If you’re going to leave, you have to go to Barcelona.’ Advertisement Commentlast_img