Frederico Rodrigues Santos
FIFA has ruled that the doping ban for Shakhtar Donetsk and Brazil midfielder Fred should be extended to encompass all competitions.
Brazil and Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred cannot play in CONMEBOL-sanctioned competitions until June next year under a doping ban.
Shakhtar Donetsk did nothing wrong by playing Fred against Fenerbahce, according to coach Mircea Lucescu.
Shakhtar Donetsk will face no sanctions from UEFA after Fenerbahce's appeal against the Ukrainian side fielding Fred was rejected.
The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) confirmed midfielder Fred's positive drug test on Friday.
Shakhtar Donetsk's decision to select Fred against Fenerbahce in the Champions League is being investigated by UEFA.
Shakhtar Donetsk coach Mircea Lucescu has no regrets over selecting Fred for Tuesday's UEFA Champions League qualifier against Fenerbahce.
Brazil coach Dunga has called up Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred to replace the injured Luiz Gustavo for the Copa America.
Dunga is set to use their Copa America warm-up friendlies to also trial Fred and Felipe Anderson, with the 2016 Olympics on his mind.