Paul Pogba Reveals Next Move after 4-Year Ban from Football

Paul Pogba Reveals Next Move after 4-Year Ban from Football

  • Paul Pogba, a French international and Juventus forward has expressed disappointment in the judgment banning him from playing football for four years
  • Pogba has, however, disclosed that he will be appealing the judgment of the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) in Lausanne
  • It was learnt that if Pogba appealed to the judgement, WADA would appeal as well, and the final ruling could be from the Swiss courts

Serious questions are now being asked of Pogba’s future. The former Manchester United star is tied to a contract in Turin until 2025. That deal could now be terminated, although Pogba is ready to appeal his sanction by taking the case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

According to Sky in Italy, Pogba will appeal against this decision to the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) in Lausanne. Should Pogba take the ruling to CAS to judge, WADA will appeal against that. A final judgment could end up at the Swiss courts.

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In a tweet, Pogba reportedly released a statement announcing his appeal against the judgment banning him from playing football for four years.

The statement reads:

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“I have today been informed of the Tribunale Nazionale Antidoping's decision and believe the verdict is incorrect.
"I am sad, shocked and heartbroken that everything I have built in my professional playing career has been taken away from me.
"When I am free of legal restrictions, the full story will become clear, but I have never knowingly or deliberately taken any supplements that violate anti-doping regulations.
"As a professional athlete, I would never do anything to enhance my performance by using banned substances. I have never disrespected or cheated fellow athletes and supporters of any of the teams I have played for or against.

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"As a consequence of the decision announced today, I will appeal this before the Court of Arbitration for Sport.”

See the tweet here:

Pogba was banned for four years earlier reported that a professional footballer, Pogba, will be unable to ply his trade for the next four years due to a ban.

The former Manchester United midfielder was handed a four-year ban after he failed a drug test in August last year.

This has attracted attention in the sports world as people opined that the ban could effectively end his career at Juventus.


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