Juventus midfielder, Paul Pogba provisionally suspended after testing positive for testosterone

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Juventus midfielder, Paul Pogba provisionally suspended after testing positive for�testosterone

Juventus and France midfielder, Paul Pogba has been provisionally suspended from playing football due to an alleged anti-doping offence.

 

 

The suspension was handed down by Italy’s national anti-doping tribunal on Monday after Pogba returned a test with elevated levels of testosterone following Juventus’ 3-0 victory over Udinese on August 20.

 

 

France international Pogba, 30, was an unused substitute but was selected at random for post-match drug testing.

 

 

If found guilty of doping, he could face a ban of between two and four years.

 

 

The tribunal said Pogba had violated anti-doping rules when they found the prohibited substance “non-endogenous testosterone metabolites”.

 

 

Juventus said in a statement: “Juventus Football Club announces that today, 11 September 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 20 August, 2023.

 

 

“The club reserves the…



Source: Linda Ikeji