Luis Suarez will meet ex-Man United star Evra in Champions League final

The former Liverpool star will come up against a couple of figures from his controversial past when Barcelona meet Juventus later this month.

With Barcelona set to meet Juventus in the Champions League final in Berlin later this month, two former Premier League stars are set to meet again, having had a major dispute in recent years.

Barca's Luis Suarez will come up against Patrice Evra in the showpiece event, to add just a sprinkling of a Liverpool vs Manchester United rivalry to what will already be a tense affair, with the pair at the centre of a major disciplinary incident that occurred in 2011.

Suarez was convicted of racially abusing the Frenchman in a match between Liverpool and United in October of that year, with the Uruguayan banned for eight games and receiving a £40,000 fine.

It was one of the major negative moments of Suarez's Premier League career, and the striker exacerbated the ill-feeling between the pair by snubbing Evra's offer of a handshake in the return fixture in February later that season.

The two players managed to shake hands the next time the two sides met, and in each time they featured against each other since then, but there will clearly be not much love lost between the two.

Evra won't be the only opponent that will have been the recipient of a slice of Luis Suarez controversy though, with the former Reds striker also set to meet Giorgio Chiellini for the first time since biting him at the World Cup last summer.

With that incident seeing Suarez banned for four months amid his departure from Anfield, it is likely all players will have to keep an eye out for a little retribution during the final. 

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