Luis Suarez insists he could not be happier playing alongside Daniel Sturridge for a Liverpool side that have made a promising start in the Barclays Premier League this season.

Liverpool returned to the top of the table after a convincing 3-1 victory over newly-promoted Crystal Palace on Saturday to notch their fifth victory in seven league matches this season.

And Suarez insisted there is no rivalry between himself and the England striker explaining the pair are desperate to continue to build on their blossoming strike partnership.

"When you have one big striker and a very good player in Daniel I am so happy" Suarez told LFC TV. "We compete for the shirt of Liverpool and we try our best for the team not for me or him"

"He tries his best for the team and tries his best to play with me."

"Last season we didn't play very well and we finished in a bad position and this season we'll try to be better" added the 26-year-old.