• Suspended Spanish FA president quits as vice-president of both bodies
• Villar being held in jail on suspicion of corruption, which he denies

Ángel María Villar, who is being held in jail in Spain on suspicion of corruption, has resigned from his positions with Uefa and Fifa.

European football’s governing body said in a statement on Thursday that Villar had offered his resignation a day earlier “as vice-president of Uefa and member of the Uefa executive committee with immediate effect”. The 67-year-old, who has denied all allegations, has also stepped down as the senior vice-president of Fifa. He was the most senior of eight vice-presidents behind the Fifa president, Gianni Infantino.

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