Mamadou Sakho

17
Born: February 13, 1990 (age 24), Paris, France
Position: Centre-Back
Signed: 2 September 2013; PSG; £18m
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 26, 2015: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho and Emre Can arrive at Anfield before the Premier League match against Aston Villa. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After seeing senior players depart this summer, Liverpool need new leaders to emerge from Jurgen Klopp's new squad. Since Steven Gerrard’s departure a year ago,...
SAN FRANCISCO, USA - Thursday, July 21, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho takes a cruise to Alcatraz Island from Pier 33 to visit the prison on day one of the club's USA Pre-season Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mamadou Sakho has joined the Liverpool squad for their tour of the US, and gave an insight into their trip to Alcatraz. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=baDGoOXhIoo The Reds landed...
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 centre-back Mamadou Sakho has opted to change shirt numbers for the new season, and will now wear No. 3. Sakho assumed the No. 17...
FLEETWOOD, ENGLAND - Wednesday, July 13, 2016: Liverpool's assistant manager Zeljko Buvac, head of fitness and conditioning Andreas Kornmayer and manager Jürgen Klopp before a friendly match against Fleetwood Town at Highbury Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp's pursuit of experienced centre-back cover could lead him to his former battleground of the Bundesliga. Klopp's defensive ranks were left depleted following Achilles...
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 centre-back Mamadou Sakho will miss much of pre-season with a heel injury, Jurgen Klopp has revealed. Sakho was handed positive news on Friday night,...

We round up the latest Liverpool transfer news, including developments following the dismissal of Mamadou Sakho's UEFA hearing. The Reds began their pre-season schedule with...
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)

Following a positive result to his recent UEFA hearing, Mamadou Sakho aimed his sights on a return to the Liverpool squad. Sakho faced the UEFA’s...
BORDEAUX, FRANCE - Thursday, September 17, 2015: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho applauds the travelling supporters after the 1-1 draw with FC Girondins de Bordeaux the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match at the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool centre-back Mamadou Sakho has been cleared for duty after a UEFA hearing ruled no further punishment for a failed drug test. Sakho tested 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 won't find out the final decision from UEFA regarding Mamadou Sakho's suspension this week, according to a UEFA source. The French defender, who tested...
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 is set to finally learn whether he will be charged for failing a drug test in March. The 26-year-old tested positive...
Joel Matip Signs / Unveiling

Linking up with Jurgen Klopp and his new Liverpool team-mates on Saturday, centre-back Joel Matip is hoping to add goals not just stop them. The...

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".