• Liverpool suspend Mamadou Sakho for failing drugs test

    Liverpool suspend Mamadou Sakho for failing drugs test

    Mamadou Sakho, Liverpool defender has failed a drugs test and did not play against Newcastle on Saturday. The alleged offence relates to the Reds’ Europa League second-leg tie at Manchester United and is believed to concern a so-called ‘fat-burning’ substance.

    The France international is highly likely to request his B sample be tested, with the deadline for that request set for Tuesday. Sakho has not been suspended either by the club or UEFA, but it is understood that after discussion between the club’s […]