Juventus confirm that Paul Pogba has been suspended due to a failed drug test.
Juventus have now released a statement confirming that they have temporarily suspended the midfielder after he tested positive for a banned substance.
As Pulse Sports reported earlier, the 30-year-old World Cup winner tested positive for testosterone after the Old Lady's Serie A clash against Udinese on August 20th.
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The midfielder risks a longer ban, which could be up to four years if he is found guilty by the anti-doping tribunal. The midfielder is now required to provide a counter-analysis to the positive drug test.
Paul Pogba suspended
The Italian anti-doping tribunal released the following statement, according to Gazzetta dello Sport:
“The National Anti-Doping Tribunal, in acceptance of the request proposed by the National Anti-Doping Prosecutor’s Office, has proceeded to suspend the athlete as a precaution: Paul Labile Pogba (Figc) for breaching articles 2.1 and 2.2; substance found: Testosterone metabolites of non-endogenous origin.”
“Juventus Football Club announces that today, September 11, 2023, the footballer Paul Labile Pogba received a precautionary suspension order from the National Anti-Doping Tribunal following the results of tests carried out on August 20, 2023.”
“The club reserves the right to consider the next procedural steps.”
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