Liverpool legend Alan Hansen says the club and Kenny Dalglish was badly let down by Luis Suarez at Manchester United.

Hansen wrote in the Telegraph: "What is so disappointing for Liverpool and Kenny Dalglish is that they have taken so much flak, Kenny in particular, for backing Suárez, yet when it comes to the crunch and he is asked to shake Evra's hand but doesn't do it, it is obvious that the club and the manager are going to feel let down.

"Liverpool were totally right to respond with strongly-worded statements from Dalglish and managing director, Ian Ayre, following Suárez's apology on Sunday.

"Manchester United should also be applauded for the swift and gracious acceptance, and wording, of their subsequent statement, urging everybody to move on.

"Hopefully, Evra will also come out and with a similar statement so that we can all draw a line under this."