Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is making sure Luis Suarez remains fully involved in the club's pre-season schedule.
The unsettled Uruguayan has been linked with a transfer and Arsenal have already failed in bidding for the striker.
Liverpool do not want to sell and Rodgers has been including Suarez in their pre-season regime since he returned later than most of the squad having played in the Confederations Cup.
Suarez is also in the middle of a 10-game domestic ban but most recently made a 29-minute appearance in Sunday's friendly win over Thailand.
And Rodgers will continue to step up the former Ajax star's involvement, as he said of the forward's fitness: "He has still got some way to go. He is a number of weeks behind the other players.
"I also have to consider that our focus over the course of pre-season is for the first game [of the Premier League] and Luis will not be available for the first game.
"But it is important he is very much par...