Mexes hit with ban
By Nadia Carminati
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Philippe Mexes has been hit with a six-game ban.Philippe Mexes has been hit with a six-game ban for his controversial transfer to Roma from Auxerre.
Mexes left the French club fuming when he moved clubs - insisting that he had a clause in his contract allowing the move.
Auxerre took their case to Fifa, demanding compensation, and asking for a ban for Mexes.
Fifa put off a suspension until they had got the full details of the case, but now want Mexes to sit out until April 3 when he will be allowed to play against Udinese if selected.
The France international has found his career in Italy so far blighted by controversy - and will be pleased to put the incident behind him.