Luis Suarez 'Categorically Denies' Using Racist Language To Abuse Patrice Evra

We've heard Patrice Evra's side of the story in the racism row between the Manchester United fullback and volatile Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez - now Liverpool are weighing in, saying that Suarez has 'categorically denied*' sending any racist abuse towards Evra, with whom he clashed repeatedly in the second half:

The first we knew about these allegations was 20 minutes after the final whistle when the manager was asked to go into the referee's office and told about them. The first thing we did, as you would expect, is ask the player and he has categorically denied using any language of that nature.

I think that everyone would like to believe that said abuse is a figment of Evra's imagination, but with the matter already going to the FA and Evra claiming that he was referred to as 'a certain word' ten times or more, things are obviously starting to spiral out of control. The investigation will determine whether the allegations are true or not, at any rate.

*This particular idiom has never made much sense to me.

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