© AFP 2022 / MIGUEL MEDINAJose Luis Palomino
MOSCOW, 27 Jul – Atalanta defender José Luis Palomino has been temporarily suspended on suspicion of violating anti-doping rules, according to the website of the Italian Anti-Doping Agency (NADO Italia).
The organization’s tribunal decided to temporarily suspend the 32-year-old footballer as a precautionary measure. In two of his doping tests, the anabolic steroid clostebol was found, because of which the Olympic champion in cross-country skiing Teresa Johaug was disqualified for a year and a half.
Palomino has represented Atalanta since 2017, during which time he made 203 appearances for the club, scoring eight goals and providing five assists. Together with Palomino, Russian midfielder Alexei Miranchuk plays for Atalanta.