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Luis Suarez 'phones Giorgio Chiellini to clear the air after BITING the Juventus defender at the 2014 World Cup' as Barcelona outcast looks to join him in on £9m-a-year deal Luis Suarez has phoned Giorgio Chiellini to clear the air between the two players The Uruguay international famously bit the Serie A defender on the shoulder Suarez was not sent off that day as the referee did not see it but was later banned Juventus are set to land Barcelona ace Suarez in a deal worth just £4.4million 

By Jack Kinnersley For Mailonline

Published: 11:04 BST, 3 September 2020 | Updated: 11:45 BST, 3 September 2020

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Luis Suarez has phoned Giorgio Chiellini in a bid to clear the air as the Barcelona striker edges closer to a move to Juventus.

The Uruguay international infamously bit the defender on the shoulder during his side's World Cup group-stage game against in Brazil in 2014. 

Suarez was not sent off that day as the referee did not see it but was later banned from football for four months for the savage attack. 

Luis Suarez infamously bit defender Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder at the 2014 World Cup

Luis Suarez infamously bit defender Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder at the 2014 World Cup

Suarez was not sent off - and laughably tried to claim that Chiellini had injured his teeth with his shoulder (above) - as the referee did not see it, but he was later banned for four months

Suarez was not sent off - and laughably tried to claim that Chiellini had injured his teeth with his shoulder (above) - as the referee did not see it, but he was later banned for four months

Now he has spoken to Chiellini, who is Juve's captain, as he aims to put the incident behind them and move on as potential team-mates, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.   

Despite the disgraceful nature of Suarez's bite, Chiellini has since shrugged off the incident.

He said: 'Suddenly I noticed he had bit my shoulder.

'It just happened, but this is his contact

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