Sakho ‘disgusted’ with Liverpool boss Klopp

Date published: Friday 18th November 2016 10:43

Mamadou Sakho: Hasn't played for Liverpool since April

Forgotten man Mamadou Sakho is said to be “disgusted” by his treatment at Liverpool and wants to leave in January.

The central defender is reportedly fuming about being exiled by Jurgen Klopp and French newspaper Le Parisien says Sakho is “disgusted” by his treatment.

Sakho, 26, has not played for the Reds since the 4-0 win over Everton in April after which he was was suspended following a positive doping test.

The case was ultimately dismissed by UEFA but Sakho was then sent home by Klopp from the team’s pre-season tour to the US for breaches of discipline.

An Achilles injury meant Sakho was not available for the start of the season but he further inflamed things with Klopp by taking to Snapchat to claim the club were not telling the truth and that he was fit.

Klopp later claimed the slate had been wiped clean regarding the Frenchman. Asked if Sakho should work hard and keep quiet to try to earn his place back, Klopp in September said: “Those two things are not a rule for Mamadou Sakho, it’s a rule for every player – work hard and give your best.

“I spoke to the team and I spoke to Mama and we spoke together and that’s it. From my side everything is done and now we can carry on.”

But the central defender has been nowhere near the first team and he has been training with the Under-23 squad.

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Reports last month suggested he was planning on leaving in January and now he is believed to be furious and intent on moving on in the transfer window.

West Brom and Stoke wanted the ex-Paris St-Germain man over the summer but he decided to stay and fight for his place instead.

A switch to AC Milan is possible claim La Parisien, and Turkish giants Galatasaray and Fenerbahce could also get involved after showing interest in August.

Sakho only signed a new five-year deal 14 months ago but his time at Anfield look over.

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