Dalglish deflects Suarez criticism

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Luis Suarez has the full support of everyone associated with Liverpool football club following his latest FA charge, insists Reds boss Kenny Dalglish.

The 24-year-old Uruguayan international has been found guilty of improper conduct after appearing to make an offensive gesture towards Fulham supporters after Liverpool's 1-0 defeat at Craven Cottage on Monday.

"He's been charged, it came in last night," confirmed Dalglish. "I've not spoken to Luis.

"I've seen the picture and that's about it. We'll have a discussion with him first and decide what will happen. We'll take it from there.

"There's nothing else we can say because if we do it will be prejudicial. There's been at least four incidents that we've picked out where nothing has happened - not even a charge. We'll wait and see."

Having already been charged in relation to allegations made by Manchester United defender Patrice Evra, that he was racially abused by Suarez at Anfield back in October - Dalglish believes the South American is being unfairly victimised.

"Luis is a fantastic footballer," he said in defence of Liverpool's No.7. "People find it difficult to play against him.

"If they cannot beat him on the pitch because of his ability, they will try to get into people's minds. And that's what they try to do.

"The people that have any favour towards Liverpool Football Club will get right behind Luis Suarez and give him all of the support he deserves.

"We are lucky that he is a fantastic footballer and he is playing for us. So we'll help him as much as he can."

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