"I believe Luis Suárez, it’s simple."

"I played football for seven years in Spain and was called everything because I was from South America, and I never went out crying like a baby, like Patrice Evra, saying that someone had said something to me."

"I’m surprised, in a really sad way, that he has been charged, really sad. I think it’s worse to charge someone because you trust one person when you have no proof."

"I’m really sad about this charge as it’s going to become too easy. I can make a complaint about any opposition manager and if I take it as far as I can he’s going to get charged. Why are we going to take one person’s word over another? It’s too risky."

- Gus Poyet (Brighton & Hove Albion manager and former Uruguay international)

"I believe Luis Suárez, it’s simple."

"I played football for seven years in Spain and was called everything because I was from South America, and I never went out crying like a baby, like Patrice Evra, saying that someone had said something to me."

"I’m surprised, in a really sad way, that he has been charged, really sad. I think it’s worse to charge someone because you trust one person when you have no proof."

"I’m really sad about this charge as it’s going to become too easy. I can make a complaint about any opposition manager and if I take it as far as I can he’s going to get charged. Why are we going to take one person’s word over another? It’s too risky."

- Gus Poyet (Brighton & Hove Albion manager and former Uruguay international)