The test was carried out after Juventus’ match with Udinese on August 20 in Serie A.
The midfielder of Juventus, Paul Pogba positive to testosterone as announced this Monday by the Italian anti-doping agency.
The test was done after the game on Juventus at Udinese on August 20. Pogba didn’t play the game A league but he is in the bank Juve.
I swim in Italy the anti-doping agency, said that Pogba temporarily suspended with immediate effect. Pending a test and analysis of a reserve “B” sample, he risks being suspended for up to four years.
It is a negative note for a player who has been plagued by injuries since his return to the team. Juventus from Manchester United over a year ago. Last year, he missed France’s World Cup final due to a knee injury.
In addition, French police are investigating accusations of extortion Pogba among them that of his older brother, Mathias, who denies having committed any crime.
This is another blow to Juventus after a period marred by investigations into false accounting and irregular reporting of salary payments. The legal cases caused the Turin club to be removed by UEFA from European competitions this season.
Pogba He had no comment on this. For its part, Juventus published a statement. “The Juventus announced that now the footballer Paul Labile Pogba “received a precautionary suspension order from the National Anti-Doping Tribunal following negative results of tests conducted on August 20, 2023. The Company reserves the right to evaluate the next steps of the procedure.”