Kenny Dalglish says Liverpool are behind Luis Suarez

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish says the club is "totally and utterly" behind Luis Suarez after Patrice Evra accused him of racism.

The Manchester United defender claims Suarez verbally abused him during the 1-1 draw at Anfield on Saturday.

Dalglish has also defended the Uruguay international against accusations from Sir Alex Ferguson that he is a diver.

"Obviously the two things are emotive but we support the wee man on both things," he said.

"Everyone at the football club is totally and utterly fully behind Luis Suarez."

Earlier this week Liverpool said Suarez, 24, "categorically denied" the accusation, and the striker wrote on Twitterexternal-link that he was upset by the allegation.

But Ferguson has said Evra is The France full-back, 30, is believed to feel television replays will prove his case.

The Football Association is investigating the claims.

Dalglish said: "We are looking forward to a complete, transparent report from the FA and we will co-operate 100%."

Evra did not raise the allegations with referee Andre Marriner during the game.

The official only received a complaint after the match when Evra, accompanied by Ferguson, asked him to put it in his official match report.