Liverpool's Brendan Rodgers praises Swansea and Suarez

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers describes Swansea as a "shining light" with a "visionary" chairman as he faces his former team in the League Cup on Wednesday.

Describing the visitors as having an "outstanding group of players who are very honest and work tirelessly", the Northern Irishman predicts a "difficult" last 16 game.

Rodgers says Luis Suarez loves the "passion and excitement" of English football describing the Uruguayan as a "world class striker", but admits the forward will "always provoke".