Mamadou Sakho

17
Born: February 13, 1990 (age 24), Paris, France
Position: Centre-Back
Signed: 2 September 2013; PSG; £18m

Liverpool centre-back Mamaodou Sakho has hailed the signing of Sadio Mane from Southampton, welcoming the Senegalese attacker. Mane joined the Reds on a five-year deal...
DORTMUND, GERMANY - Thursday, April 7, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho before the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 1st Leg match against Borussia Dortmund at Westfalenstadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool centre-back Mamadou Sakho will find out about his potential drugs ban by the start of July, it has been revealed. The Frenchman failed a...
DORTMUND, GERMANY - Thursday, April 7, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho before the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 1st Leg match against Borussia Dortmund at Westfalenstadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

It has been revealed that Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho asked UEFA to suspend him, after he tested positive for a supposed banned substance. The Frenchman...
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - Sunday, October 11, 2015: France's Mamadou Sakho entering the pitch before friendly game against Denmark at Parken Stadium. (Pic by Lexie Lin/Propaganda)

Despite making a shock return following a UEFA doping suspension, Mamadou Sakho is unlikely to be called up to France's Euro 2016 squad. It was...

We round up the latest Liverpool transfer news on another busy day for Jurgen Klopp and his backroom staff. Klopp looks poised to make big...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, October 22, 2015: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho salutes the Kop after the 1-1 draw against Rubin Kazan during the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho has been handed a Euro 2016 lifeline after UEFA chose not to extend his suspension from football after a positive...
DORTMUND, GERMANY - Thursday, April 7, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho before the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 1st Leg match against Borussia Dortmund at Westfalenstadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho will receive no further suspension from UEFA and could even be included in France's squad for the European Championships, according...
DORTMUND, GERMANY - Thursday, April 7, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho before the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 1st Leg match against Borussia Dortmund at Westfalenstadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho should discover the length of his final suspension next week, following his failed drugs test in March. The 26-year-old has not...
DORTMUND, GERMANY - Thursday, April 7, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho before the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 1st Leg match against Borussia Dortmund at Westfalenstadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Next up in our 2015/16 player-by-player reviews is Liverpool’s French centre-back, Mamadou Sakho. How did he fare throughout the season? Mamadou Sakho reached cult status...
NORWICH, ENGLAND - Friday, January 22, 2016: Liverpool's Kolo Toure and Mamadou Sakho look dejected as Norwich City score the second goal during the Premiership match at Carrow Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Mamadou Sakho facing a lengthy ban for a failed drug test, Kolo Toure is drawing from a similar experience in order to help his team-mate.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 22, 2015: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho in action against Manchester United during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

UEFA have imposed an initial 30-day ban on Liverpool centre-back Mamadou Sakho as they begin investigating the Frenchman's failed drug test.
VILLRREAL, SPAIN - Wednesday, April 27, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during a press conference ahead of the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 1st Leg match against Villarreal CF at Estadio El Madrigal. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists they have done the right thing with their handling of Mamadou Sakho after his failed drugs test.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - Thursday, April 7, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho before the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 1st Leg match against Borussia Dortmund at Westfalenstadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mamadou Sakho has decided NOT to appeal UEFA's drug charge and hasn't requested his B Sample to be tested.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 23, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho [in sunglasses] and Christian Benteke watch their side draw 2-2 with Newcastle United during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by Bradley Ormesher/Propaganda)

Jamie Carragher says Mamadou Sakho has let himself and the club down and that serious questions are to be asked of the Frenchman after he failed a drug test.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 2, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates with Kolo Toure after the 3-0 victory over Manchester City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Mamadou Sakho set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines, Jurgen Klopp should look to employ the talents of Kolo Toure as his replacement.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, February 18, 2015: Liverpool's Kolo Toure and Mamadou Sakho during a training session ahead of the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st leg match against Besiktas JK at Melwood Training Ground. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Kolo Toure has pledged his support to team-mate Mamadou Sakho after the France international failed a drugs test.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - Thursday, April 7, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho before the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 1st Leg match against Borussia Dortmund at Westfalenstadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

On Friday, UEFA informed Liverpool FC that defender Mamadou Sakho is under investigation for failing a drugs test. Sports law expert Matthew Rogers analyses...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 23, 2016: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge in action against Newcastle United during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by Bradley Ormesher/Propaganda)

After Liverpool drew 2-2 with relegation battlers Newcastle at Anfield on Saturday, we review how the media reacted to the eventful stalemate.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 23, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho [in sunglasses] and Christian Benteke watch their side draw 2-2 with Newcastle United during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by Bradley Ormesher/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp admits Mamadou Sakho's failed drugs test is not "the most easy situation".
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, January 25, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho looks frustrated after missing a chance during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Stoke City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho has failed a drugs test and will not play against Newcastle on Saturday.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, April 20, 2016: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring the third goal against Everton during the Premier League match at Anfield, the 226th Merseyside Derby. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

We review the best of the media reaction from Liverpool's 4-0 hammering of local rivals Everton on Wednesday night.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, April 20, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho celebrates scoring the first goal against Everton with manager Jürgen Klopp during the Premier League match at Anfield, the 226th Merseyside Derby. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

A comprehensive display from Liverpool sealed a 4-0 win over Merseyside rivals Everton on Wednesday, with Divock Origi's injury the only negative from the night.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - Thursday, April 7, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp and Nathaniel Clyne after the 1-1 draw against Borussia Dortmund during the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 1st Leg match at Westfalenstadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following Liverpool’s spirited first leg performance and positive result against Borussia Dortmund, we review how the media reacted to the stalemate.
Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Werder Bremen in Dortmund, Germany, Saturday, April 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Liverpool face Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League quarter-final on Thursday night, in a game that will see a number of key duels take place.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 17, 2015: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho in action against Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane during the Premier League match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Kloppaganda)

Mamadou Sakho endured a poor afternoon in Liverpool's 1-1 draw with Tottenham on Saturday.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 31, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrate with Mamadou Sakho after their 3-1 victory over Chelsea during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool centre-back Mamadou Sakho has heaped praised on Jurgen Klopp.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 16, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho celebrates after knocking out Manchester United 3-1 on aggregate (1-1 on the night) during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 2nd Leg match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mamadou Sakho's phenomenal defensive display helped Liverpool advance to the Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday night, at the expense of Man United.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 16, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the first goal against Manchester United during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 2nd Leg match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Calls for Liverpool to establish a new spine may have been satisfied against Man United on Thursday night, as a clutch of key stars shone.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 16, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the first goal against Manchester United during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 2nd Leg match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After Liverpool booked their place in the quarter-final stage of the Europa League, we round-up the best of the media reaction from Old Trafford.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 16, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho celebrates after knocking out Manchester United 3-1 on aggregate (1-1 on the night) during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 2nd Leg match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp hailed Philippe Coutinho's moment of magic but also picked out his centre-backs for praise as Liverpool saw off rivals Manchester United in the Europa League.