English Premiership

Klopp sends Sakho home from Liverpool US tour

2016-07-26 17:50
Mamadou Sakho (TEAMtalk)

London - French international defender Mamadou Sakho's future at Liverpool may be in some doubt after he came home early from the club's tour of the United States on the orders of manager Jurgen Klopp.

The 26-year-old, who missed the Europa League final as he was serving a doping suspension and was then omitted from France's Euro 2016 squad, is ostensibly returning for more treatment on a troublesome Achilles injury.

However, the Daily Telegraph claims Klopp took the decision after Sakho -- who cost Liverpool £18 million in 2013 -- turned up late for the club's flight to the USA and then interrupted the German during an interview performed during a tour of the infamous Alcatraz Island prison.

In the video Sakho interrupts Klopp and asks: "How long do you think you can live here?"

Klopp gives him short shrift.

"I don't have to think about that -- you should. Only one of us turned up late for departure from Liverpool. It was you."

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk
Breaking News

Vote

Who will claim the Premier League title at the end of the 2018/19 season?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.