Chelsea star on phone call he got from Suarez after bite incident

Luis Suarez Bite

'Everything is normal', between Branislav Ivanovic and Liverpool star attacker, despite their Dracula history.

The sub-heading 'controversies' will long been associated with various points in the career of attacking phenomenon Luis Suarez.

The sight of the Liverpool striker - recently described by Oldham Athletic manager Lee Johnson as a street rat - chomping down on the arm of Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic like he skipped his pre-match lunch will long live on as one of the most bizarre things witnessed on a Premier League football field.

A three-man independent regulatory commission elected to suspend Suarez for ten matches, a ban accepted by the forward, and the two players involved did not meet on-pitch until December 29, when the Blues defeated the Reds at Stamford Bridge.

Speaking out over the incident in Serbian paper Blic, Ivanovic recalled a phone call he received in the immediate aftermath from his biter, and now claims that everything is normal between the two.

'Much has been written about when I was bitten by him. Now we have met, greeted, but we all solved [everything] immediately after the previous match. Back then he called me by phone almost immediately. So after this match he asked me about my injury, so we really are normal.'

Manager Jose Mourinho said before that he would have forgiven Suarez, but added, as quoted by Sky Sports that: 'this was a big thing, but Iva thinks it's something from the past.

'Everyone moves on - he's moved on.'

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