Platini ‘not only witness’ in Fifa case

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The former French ubiquitous footballer denies wrongdoing

Michel Platini, a conduct of European football’s ruling physique Uefa, is being treated as “in between a declare and an indicted person” by Swiss prosecutors questioning crime during a universe football management Fifa.

Prosecutors credit Fifa boss Sepp Blatter of creation a “disloyal payment” of $2m (£1.6m) to Mr Platini.

Mr Platini has supposing information to a review though pronounced he did so as a witness.

Both group repudiate wrongdoing.

Mr Platini has pronounced he is still dynamic to run for Fifa boss once Mr Blatter stairs down.

Asked either rapist record had been non-stop opposite him, Mr Platini said: “Absolutely not. we was listened final week by a Swiss Authorities usually as a chairman providing information and we cooperated fully.”

But this has been contradicted by a Swiss profession ubiquitous Michael Lauber.

“We didn’t talk Mr Platini as a witness, that’s not true. We investigated opposite him in between as a declare and an indicted person.”