Five candidates are campaigning to replace Blatter in office at Fifa's Zurich headquarters
'I had already decided that if no reform was possible, I was going to leave anyway this summer'
Blatter was handed an eight-year ban from all football-related activities in December for a £1.3m payment to Uefa president Michel Platini
Blatter and Platini were issued eight-year bans from all football-related activity last month
Blatter proclaimed his innocence in an hour-long press conference despite being banned from all football-related activities for eight years
Blatter held a press conference for nearly an hour to stress his innncence after being banned from football for eight years
Blatter and Platini have been banned from all football-related activities for eight years over a £1.3m payment made by the Fifa president to his vice-president in 2011
On Monday, Mr Blatter and Mr Platini, the suspended Uefa president who also faces a potential life ban, will learn what punishment they face
Suspended president faces ethics committee hearing on day Swiss authorities freeze 50 bank accounts
He praised Blatter for his 'enormous contribution to the global humanitarian field'
Governing body's ex-chief João Havelange says his successor had ‘full knowledge’ of dealings with marketing firms
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Platini is provisionally suspended from Fifa's Executive Committee due to an investigation into a £1.3m payment made to him by Fifa president Sepp Blatter
Blatter and Platini are being investigated over a £1.3m payment made between the pair in 2011
Fifa President was admitted to hospital after 'small emotional breakdown'