Suarez Quickly Phones Chiellini Over Infamous W/Cup Bite As Juve £256k Deal Is Set

Luis Suarez has reportedly put a phone call through to Giorgio Chiellini to clear the air ahead of his move to Juventus.

The ex-Liverpool ace had bitten the Italian at the 2014 World Cup and has made sure Juve's captain bears no grudges before he agrees to the switch.

Suarez is poised to depart the Nou Camp after he was deemed surplus to requirements by Ronald Koeman.

And he has sought to avoid an awkward encounter with Chiellini after nibbling on the 36-year-old's shoulder during Uruguay's group stage game with Italy in Brazil, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.

Despite the savage nature of Suarez's chomp, Chiellini has since shrugged off the incident.

The Uruguayan also took responsibility for his actions at the time so a meeting between the two in the coming weeks should not be too awkward.

It was reported over the weekend Suarez has spoken to Juve chief Pavel Nedved to discuss a potential switch to Italy.

And according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Old Lady has now agreed personal terms with the player's representatives during a second meeting.

The report adds that the ex-Liverpool ace is set to pen a £256k-a-week deal.

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If the striker ends up playing for Juventus, it will mean Suarez would have played with both Lionel Messi and Ronaldo.

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