Fifa suspends Senegal midfielder Pape Gueye

Fifa suspends Senegal midfielder pAPE gUEYE

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Fifa has suspended Pape Gueye, a member of Senegal’s squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, due to a transfer dispute, according to his coach Aliou Cisse. Fifa suspends Senegal midfielder Pape Gueye.

“There were problems between Watford and Marseille on a transfer. Fifa has suspended him,” said Cisse.

Gueye, a midfielder, began his career with Le Havre and was set to become a free agent in 2020.

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He signed a pre-contract with Watford in April of that year before changing his mind and agreeing to a deal with Marseille.

Since then, he has made 61 appearances for the Ligue 1 club in all competitions.

Senegal’s 22-year-old came off the bench in their opening game in Cameroon on Tuesday, but he did not play in their 0-0 draw with Guinea on Friday.

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“Until we appeal, he cannot play with us. We knew it, in reality, five minutes before the kickoff,” said Cisse after the match.

Senegal was again without three of its players on Friday when Kalidou Koulibaly of Napoli and Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy of Chelsea both tested positive for Covid-19 before their first match.

Idrissa Gana Gueye, a midfielder for Paris Saint-Germain, tested positive after the match.

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