« I cannot reword »
« I cannot reword. »
The Nado does not specify the date of the control, but according to the Italian press, which revealed the information, Pogba was tested on August 20th after the match between Udine and Juventus, which was the first day of the Italian championship, in which he did not play.
If the re-evaluation of sample B confirms the presence of testosterone metabolites, a four-year suspension is possible.
Pogba, 30 ans, a vécu une saison 2022-23 cauchemardesque sur les terrains et en dehors. Le champion du monde 2018 a collectionné les blessures, ce qui a limité à dix le nombre de matches disputés lors de cet exercice et l’a privé du Mondial-2022 au Qatar.
Il a également été victime d’une tentative d’extorsion en bande organisée dans laquelle est notamment impliqué l’un de ses frères, Mathias.
On August 27th, Pogba, who had not played a match since May 14th, made his comeback in competition during his team’s draw at home against Bologna (1-1) in the Italian league.
« I am certainly happy to be back on the field, being able to do what I love more than anything in the world, feeling physically well, and being able to assist the team, » he stated to DAZN after the match.
Il était entré en jeu le week-end suivant durant le match contre Empoli, comptant pour la 3e journée, mais avait fini la rencontre diminué à cause d’une douleur à la cuisse droite.
The exams had turned out to be reassuring.
Just before the announcement of his positive test, the Frenchman had expressed having « rage » and « the desire to play » this season, believing that his off-field issues had made him « stronger, » in an interview aired by Al Jazeera.