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Arsene Wenger wants blood tests to prevent drug cheats - originally posted on Soccerlens.comArsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called on FIFA to introduce blood tests to prevent drug cheats from corrupting the beautiful game.
Arsene Wenger wants blood tests introduction to prevent drug cheats
Till now, football players are only tested for banned substances through urine samples at the training ground or after matches. Sometimes players have to wait for long hours after the game to conduct urine tests, but blood tests would have been quicker according to the Frenchman.
Wenger said as quoted in the press:
“When you have a doping control at Uefa [matches], they do not take blood, they take only urine. I have asked many times in Geneva [for that to be changed].”
Wenger has also raised concerns over the match fixing problems, a disturbance which he compared with tsunami. Last week, Europol announced that around 380 games in Europe has come under the suspicion of rigging, while over 425 ma...
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