Luis Suarez set for international return after serving biting ban

The Barcelona striker was handed a nine-match ban for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini

Luis Suarez looks set for a return to the international scene after serving his nine-game ban for biting an opponent.

The Uruguayan was cited for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini during the 2014 World Cup.

The Barcelona striker is now set for his first competitive international appearance  after being included in Uruguay’s squad for upcoming qualifiers.

Uruguay face Brazil and Peru for World Cup qualifiers, with Suarez included in their 28-man squad named on yesterday.

Suarez has scored 41 times in all competitions this season for the La Liga champions.

The full 28-man squad:

Goalkeepers: Martin Campana (Independiente), Rodrigo Munoz (Libertad), Fernando Muslera (Galatasaray), Martin Silva (Vasco da Gama)

Defenders: Sebastian Coates (Sporting CP), Jose Gimenez (Atletico Madrid), Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid), Maximiliano Pereira (Porto), Gaston Silva (Torino), Guillermo Varela (Manchester United), Emiliano Velazquez (Getafe)

Midfielders: Mathias Corujo (Universidad de Chile), Giorgian De Arrascaeta (Cruzeiro), Alvaro Gonzalez (Atlas), Diego Laxalt (Genoa), Nicolas Lodeiro (Boca Juniors), Brian Lozano (America), Camilo Mayada (River Plate), Alvaro Pereira (Estudiantes), Egidio Arevalo Rios (Atlas), Cristian Rodriguez (Independiente), Carlos Sanchez (Monterrey), Matias Vecino (Fiorentina)

Forwards: Edinson Cavani (PSG), Abel Hernandez (Hull City), Diego Rolan (Bordeaux), Cristian Stuani (Middlesbrough), Luis Suarez (Barcelona)