The Uruguayan is set to make a timely return on Wednesday night when Liverpool play Manchester United in the Capital One cup.
The striker has been out of action in domestic football since he bit Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic’s arm at the end of last season in their 2-2 draw at Anfield.
Ahead of derby clash at Old Trafford, we've picked out some players who served lengthy bans and looked at how they got on when they returned.
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