Liverpool striker, Luis Alberto Suarez has accepted his 10-game ban insisting that he is “truly sorry” for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic. He will be unavailable for premiership action till September.
His full statement:
I am truly very sorry about the incident with Branislav Ivanovic. I hope that all the people who I have offended at Anfield last Sunday will grant me forgiveness and I again repeat my personal apology to Branislav
I know that all the things that are happening to me in England will help me improve my conduct on the field. Right now, I just want to focus on becoming a better footballer on and off the field.
I would like to explain to everybody that I decided to accept the ban because whilst 10 games is clearly greater than those bans given in past cases where players have actually been seriously injured, I acknowledge that my actions were not acceptable on the football pitch so I do not want to give the wrong impression to people by making an appeal.
I really want to learn from what has happened in the last two and a half years, many things have been said and written about me, I just tried to do my best on the field. I hope to come back early to play.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.