Luis Suarez to Return in El Clasico After Biting Ban, Confirms Luis Enrique

Updated: 24 October 2014 18:37 IST

Uruguay forward Luis Suarez finishes his controversial biting ban on Saturday, just before Barcelona visits Real Madrid looking to extend its lead of the Spanish league.

Luis Suarez to Return in El Clasico After Biting Ban, Confirms Luis Enrique
FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, from Uruguay, laughs during a training session at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in San Joan Despi, Spain, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. © AP

Barcelona:

Barcelona's coach says Luis Suarez will play his first minutes against Real Madrid on Saturday after completing his ban for biting an opponent four months ago at the World Cup.

Manager Luis Enrique says "he will have some minutes for sure. It is important for him to be incorporated in the team."

Suarez hasn't played an official match since biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini in June. (Also read: Record-chasing Messi faces unstoppable Ronaldo)

The Uruguay forward finishes his ban on Saturday, just before Barcelona visits Madrid looking to extend its lead of the Spanish league.

Undeterred by his latest act of gross misconduct, Barcelona spent 97 million euros (then $130 million) to sign him from Liverpool this summer.

Besides Suarez's highly anticipated debut, Lionel Messi will be seeking the one goal he needs to equal the league's all-time leading scoring mark of 251 goals.



Topics : Luis Suarez Barcelona Real Madrid Football
Related Articles
El Clasico: Sergio Ramos Rescues Real Madrid With Late Equaliser vs Barcelona
El Clasico: Sergio Ramos Rescues Real Madrid With Late Equaliser vs Barcelona
La Liga: Lionel Messi-Less Barcelona Fire Blank Against Nine-Man Malaga
La Liga: Lionel Messi-Less Barcelona Fire Blank Against Nine-Man Malaga
Luis Suarez in Blockbuster Barcelona Extension Talks
Luis Suarez in Blockbuster Barcelona Extension Talks
Show Comments
Advertisement