“In this context, the CEDB (control, ethics and disciplinary body) has decided to suspend Samir Nasri for six months for violation of the World Anti-doping Code and the Uefa anti-doping regulations.
“This decision was taken on February 22nd and is open to appeal.” Former Arsenal and City playmaker Nasri received 500 millilitres of hydration in the form of sterile water containing micronutrient components on December 26, 2016, while on holiday.
“This decision was taken on 22 February and is open to appeal.” Nasri was the subject of a Spanish Anti-Doping Agency (Aepsad) investigation after a tweet posted by the Los Angeles clinic 'Drip Doctors' revealed that the then Sevilla player, on loan from Manchester City, had received its "concierge Immunity IV Drip" (saline fluid) in December 2016.
The news broke in bizarre fashion when the ‘Drip Doctors’ account tweeted about Nasri’s attendance, which led to a series of explicit and swiftly-deleted tweets from Nasri’s account. The picture caught the attention of Richard Ings, a former Australian Sports Anti-Doping Agency [Asasa] officer, who sent it on to Wada and the AEPSAD, adding the comment “which should be of great interest”.
The new couple started dating earlier this year and were seen together publicly for the first time at Atanes’ 25th birthday in February.
Atanes also fronted campaigns for major companies and brands such as the UK promotion for the TV show America’s Next Top Model.
Most recently, she has been the face of Head and Shoulders throughout their TV commercials as well as print campaign.
European football’s governing body, which opened disciplinary proceedings against the Frenchman on March 6th last year, said in a statement on Tuesday afternoon: “The player Samir Nasri has been found guilty for using a prohibited method in accordance with sub-section M2, par.
2 of the Wada (World Anti-Doping Agency) prohibited list.