RMC in France are reporting this afternoon that Mamadou Sakho has been provisionally suspended by Liverpool for allegedly failing a drugs test. It is alleged that Sakho tested positive for a banned substance contained in a fat burner that RMC write was used "for purely personal and therapeutic interest to remove his fat".
EXCLU RMC SPORT. Mamadou Sakho suspendu provisoirement par Liverpool ! >> https://t.co/5f3RpsjcqY
— RMC Sport (@RMCsport) April 23, 2016
Sakho's Liverpool teammate Kolo Toure has previously served a suspension for failing a drugs test having taken diet pills belonging to his wife.
Sakho has been in fine form for Liverpool of late, founding a solid defensive partnership with Dejan Lovren and scoring at Anfield in games against Borussia Dortmund and Everton.
More to follow.