Cagliari forward Joao Pedro has been given a six-month ban after failing two doping tests, meaning he’ll be available in September.
The Disciplinary Commission had requested a four-year ban, but today’s hearing opted for just six months.
Practically all of that will be over the summer, when there are no competitive games for the Sardinians anyway.
Joao Pedro failed two tests for a banned diuretic in February and had been suspended temporarily for three months awaiting the hearing.
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