Arda Turan, sanctioned with 16 games for assaulting the line judge

MAY 16, 2018

The former Barcelona player pushed the line last weekend and already knows the punishment of the Turkish Federation.Arda Turan already knows his punishment for having attacked a lineman during the game of Istanbul Başakşehir FK last weekend: 16 games of suspension.In the match against Sivasspor on May 4, 20 minutes after jumping to the field, he brought out his worst version: he protested a lack of a rival that the referee did not point, facing the line judge and even reaching push him The referee decided to expel him when he saw what was happening.And this Thursday, the Turkish Football Federation has decided to sanction the former Atlético de Madrid with 16 suspension games plus financial penalty for that aggression, threats and insults for the trio of referees.The Turkish midfielder had abandoned the discipline of Barcelona in the January transfer market, leaving to his native country to play in the Superliga. Since his arrival, Arda has played eleven games and scored two goals.
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