Doping: Paul Pogba’s upcoming appeal has a big consequence for Juve


By: Manu Tournoux

“When I am freed from legal restrictions, the whole story will become clear, but I have never knowingly or deliberately taken any supplements that would violate anti-doping regulations”. After being suspended for four years following a positive doping test, Paul Pogba was quick to speak out via his Instagram account. An unequivocal message proving the Juventus midfielder’s desire to fight and thus cleanse his honor)( of-his-4-year-suspension). By appealing to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the French international could also push Juventus Turin to review its plans.

The Italian club could thus wait for the CAS to render its judgment to position itself. For the moment, even if it is common for clubs to put termination clauses for cases of doping, the two parties are linked until the end of June 2026. Note, moreover, that it is necessary generally wait between three and six months for the CAS to render a final decision. One thing is certain, if the firm four-year suspension were to be confirmed by the CAS, Paul Pogba will not be able to play in official competition again before September 2027. A sad end to his career…

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