Tonali will return to the pitch at the end of August: he will miss the European Championships


By John

«On the evening of Friday 27 October, Newcastle United received confirmation that FIFA has approved the FIGC sanction to be applied worldwide, which means that Sandro Tonali will be able to return to competitive football from Tuesday 27 August 2024». Newcastle wrote this on their website, confirming the former AC Milan player’s disqualification for betting, in fact, until the end of the Premier League season.
«Sandro Tonali has been disqualified from competitive football for ten months, starting from Friday 27 October 2023, following illegal betting charges by the Italian Football Federation.
The FIGC sanction provides for an overall ban of 18 months, with eight months of commutation as the player will participate in a therapeutic plan and educational program in Italy of 16 matches”, concludes the note from the English club.