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Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has apologized to Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic after Suarez bit Ivanovic's arm during Sunday's 2-2 Premier League draw between the teams at Anfield (via The Guardian).
The apology said:
I am deeply sorry for my inexcusable behaviour earlier today during our match against Chelsea. I have issued an apology and have tried to contact Branislav Ivanovic to speak to him personally. I apologise also to my manager, playing colleagues and everyone at Liverpool Football Club for letting them down.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers called Suarez's action "unacceptable" and said "there is certainly no one bigger than this football club, as a player or a manager."
Police reportedly spoke to Ivanovic about the incident later on Sunday. According to PA Sport (via Yahoo! Eurosport), Suarez will not face police action.
Liverpool fined Suarez on Monday (via BBC Sport) but have ruled out selling him this summer (via Daily Telegraph).
Suarez has scored a Premier League-best 23 goals this season and is a finalist for the PFA Player of the Year award.
UPDATE, 1 p.m. ET Monday, April 22: The FA has charged Suarez with violent conduct (per BBC Sport).