Pogba Suspended for Anti-doping Offence

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Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has been provisionally suspended for an anti-doping offence, according to Italy’s national anti-doping tribunal.

The test, performed after Juve’s victory at Udinese on August 20, detected elevated levels of testosterone, a hormone that increases athletes’ endurance.

Nado Italia, the anti-doping agency, said that Pogba was suspended provisionally with immediate effect. Pending a trial and testing of a backup “B” sample, he risks a suspension of up to four years.

Juventus released a statement acknowledging the failed test and said they were considering their next steps.