Luis Suarez: Barcelona boss Luis Enrique backs striker

Luis Suarez
Luis Suarez has only scored two goals in 11 La Liga appearances since joining Barcelona

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has backed Luis Suarez to find his best form despite the former Liverpool striker only scoring five goals in 16 matches.

Suarez, 28 on Saturday, scored 31 Premier League goals for the Reds last season before joining the Spanish side in a £75m transfer in July.

He made his Barcelona debut in October but has only scored two La Liga goals.

"No aspect of Luis Suarez's game worries me and I'm sure he's going to score goals," said Enrique.

"There are periods that all strikers know, where suddenly it's like the goal isn't that near.

"But he has opportunities in each game, he gives us a lot and we're delighted with his performance. In the area and outside, I've seen few players move better than Suarez. Why would I be worried?"

The Uruguayan signed a five-year deal with Barcelona but did not play for them until 25 October as he was serving a four-month suspension for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini during the World Cup.

Barcelona, who are away at Elche on Saturday (17:00 GMT), are second in La Liga, one point behind Real Madrid but having played a game more than Carlo Ancelotti's side.

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