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Suarez Marginalised By Dominant Messi- Arsene Wenger



Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger says Luiz Suarez’s slow start at Barcelona can be put down to the dominance of Lionel Messi.
The Uruguay international hit 31 goals in 33 Premier League games for Liverpool last season but is yet to find the net in five Liga outings for his new club.
Wenger is confident the 27-year-old will come good for Luis Enrique’s side but says the 27-year-old will have to adapt to a more peripheral role behind the club’s – and the division’s – all-time leading scorer.
“It’s not easy in a team where you have such a dominant figure as Messi,” Wenger told The Guardian.
“The game naturally goes through the strong point so in Barcelona the game goes through Messi. It means the other players become a bit more peripheral.
“You could see now when you watch Barcelona, Suarez was a super dominant figure at Liverpool and sometimes you think: ‘Where is he?’
“I’m certain he will find his place but it’s not easy for the players there.”
Suarez will be looking to open his Liga account on Sunday when his side host local rivals Espanyol.

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