Pogba will be banned for 4 years after testing positive for testosterone
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The test was conducted after Juventus’ match against Udinese in Serie A on 20 August.
I swim in ItalyThe Anti-Doping Agency said Pogba has been temporarily suspended with immediate effect. Pending the testing and analysis of the reserve “B” sample, he will be suspended for up to four years.
It’s another negative note for a player who has been plagued by injuries since the reunion Juventus Comes from Manchester United A year ago. Last year he pulled out of France’s run to the World Cup finals with a knee injury.
Also, French police are investigating allegations of extortion PogbaAmong them is his older brother Mathias, who has denied any wrongdoing.
This is another blow Juventus After one season, it was plagued by investigations into incorrect accounts and irregular salary payments. Legal cases have seen the Turin club banned from European competition this season by UEFA.
Pogba He did not comment on this. For its part, Juventus released a statement. “The Juventus The footballer declares today Pogba on the milk label “Received a precautionary suspension order from the National Anti-Doping Tribunal following the adverse outcome of the tests conducted on August 20, 2023. The agency reserves the right to assess the next course of action.”