Barcelona vice-president Jordi Mestre has lashed out at UEFA's decision to exclude Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez from the shortlist of their Best Player award.
Barcelona attackers Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are omitted as Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Antoine Griezmann make the cut for UEFA's Best Player in Europe award.
UEFA have announced their shortlist for the Best Player of Europe award. The Premier League is entirely absent from the list as none of the players playing in England's elite league have been deemed good enough for the award.
UEFA issued their final verdict on Mamadou Sakho's doping violation last night clearing him of all charges and allowing him to resume his football career for club and country. Liverpool fans flocked to social media to show their support for the Frenchman.
UEFA was supposed to have delivered their verdict on Mamadou Sakho at the back of the final hearing conducted in Paris on Thursday. However it looks like the player will be made to wait further for after UEFA sources revealed that any decision is expected only in the following weeks.
France manager Didier Deschamps has ruled out the possibility of including Mamadou Sakho in the squad for Euro 2016 despite the defender now being available following doping controversy.
In a surprising turn of events, UEFA has stated that Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho will receive no further ban and could even turn out to be a late addition into the French national side for the Euros.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp spoke to the media in his post match press conference about his side's loss to Villarreal and the next tie coming up at Anfield.
Villarreal sent Liverpool back to Anfield with a killer blow at the very end of the game, with Adrian Lopez tapping the winner to send El Madrigal into a frenzy.
UEFA have officially opened up investigations against Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho. European football's governing body have provisionally suspended the Frenchman for an initial period of 30 days till the completion of the proceedings against him.