Liverpool striker Luis Suarez says he expects a torrent of abuse when the Reds visit Manchester Utd this Saturday in the Premier League.
It will be the first time Suarez has come face-to-face with Utd defender Patrice Evra since Evra accused him of racism in October last year.
Suarez has just returned from a nine-match suspension, eight of which were punishment for the incident with the French defender at Anfield five months ago.
The Uruguayan has told a radio station back in his home country that the abuse he receives at Old Trafford this weekend will only spur him on.
“I was not depressed at all,” he told Radio Sport 890.
“I knew what I did and there is a kind of football law that says ‘what happens on the pitch, stays on the pitch and that’s the end of the story’.”
He added, “I know against Man Utd it is going to be tense because I’m going to face Evra. But I’m used to having fans whistle at me.
“I hope nothing unusual happens. I’ll have to forget what happened for that moment.
“I do know Man Utd fans are going to try to make me feel uncomfortable.
“But I have to tell them, they are going to spur me on if they whistle at me.”