The Uruguay striker has since apologised to Ivanovic for his "inexcusable behaviour" during Sunday's 2-2 draw at Anfield, and he has also been fined by the club, but he will likely face a lengthy ban from the Football Association.
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And Gordon Taylor, the chief executive of the PFA, says his organisation will offer help to the controversial forward.
"There is no doubting his football ability, that's why it is so disappointing and embarrassing when he lets himself down," Taylor told the Press Association.
"We have to work hard on anger management now. We have trained counsellors in this field and we will be offering their services to Liverpool and the player to try to improve matters."