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lsgworldl2010-05-01 09:33:36 +0000 #1
what did he take, or was meant to have taken?

Adrian Mutu's agent has confirmed that the Chelsea striker has failed a random drug test.

Gica Popescu and Mutu spent Monday in talks with Chelsea bosses following allegations Mutu tested positive for a banned substance in September.

And Popescu said: "Chelsea confirmed to me that Mutu had tested positive but did not reveal the substance."

Mutu told Romanian newspaper Sport Gazette: "I'm obviously shocked and can't believe this has happened to me."

Popescu said that the positive test was for a drug and not a doping substance and urged the forward not to "prolong his agony" by seeking a second sample.

Popescu said: "I told him that almost always the second sample confirms the first sample.

You can imagine how the player feels

Mutu's agent Andrea Pretti

"Mutu is destroyed. I told him to assume full responsibility for his actions but he seemed not to understand what it really means."

Another of Mutu's representatives Andrea Pretti said they would wait to see the outcome of a second test before making a decision on Mutu's future.

"We are awaiting the counter-analysis and until then we'll just have to wait and see what happens," he said.

"We don't think it will take long for things to happen, possibly a couple of days.

"You can imagine how the player feels. He already had technical problems at Chelsea and now this has just made it even worse."

Professional Footballers' Association chief executive Gordon Taylor said he was disappointed Mutu's name had been leaked.

He said: "We have been aware for a short time there had been a positive test because we work with the FA on drug-testing procedure but this is a breach of confidentiality.

"It has all got to be confidential and I don't want people to jump to conclusions. There needs to be a proper hearing and a second test.

"I have been in contact with the player but it would be wrong to say what he thinks.

"It is up to the agent to say what he thinks but from our point of view we are very keen to have confidentiality before we have had a hearing."

The Romanian Football Association is monitoring developments after saying it was not officially informed about the situation.

A spokesman said: "We are waiting to know what has happened before making an official statement."

The Football Association and Chelsea have so far declined to comment.

Mutu, 25, could face a two-year ban from the game if an alleged positive result is confirmed by a follow-up test.

The striker's Chelsea future had been looking bleak after a series of disagreements with coach Jose Mourinho.

Chelsea were looking to offload Mutu, a £15.8m signing from Parma last season, after a disappointing run of form.

He scored six goals in his first five games after arriving at Stamford Bridge but his performances quickly went into decline and he has been frozen out by Mourinho.

news.bbc.co.uk/sport.../chelsea/3750588.stm


zenden92010-05-01 09:41:26 +0000 #2
His clubbing lifestyle kill him.So remember,if u want to achieve something great ,never indulge in clubbing.Beautiful women always ruin hero!

Did u notice,on his starting arrival at Chelsea,he is superb and fantastic but after a while his form start to dip and he plays badly! I bet,must be some of his chelsea team mate took him around some of the hot night spot around London and he starts to frequent this place and ruin his form. Now is his career,SAD!!!
valdanito2010-05-01 09:46:24 +0000 #3
whats sadder is wht he tested positive for

Chelsea’s Adrian Mutu has admitted to testing positive for cocaine, the Professional Footballers' Association has revealed. His admission means the Romanian international striker forfeits the right to a B sample being taken. But significantly, it could also mitigate any punishment, with rehabilitation and counselling a possible alternative to suspension as the banned substance was recreational rather than performance-enhancing.

"He will not be going ahead with the second test. He has tested positive for cocaine," confirmed Gordon Taylor, chief executive of the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA).

Mutu’s representative, Gica Popescu, had urged his client to come clean and avoid the possibility of increasing any ban from football that he may face.

And having met with representatives of the PFA on Monday, the striker will not now insist on further analysis of the original test, which proved positive for cocaine.

"There will be a hearing at the Football Association, which we hope can be held as quickly as possible to get the matter dealt with," Taylor explained.

Popescu added: "Chelsea confirmed to me that Mutu had tested positive but did not reveal the substance."

"I told him that almost always the second sample confirms the first sample.

Taylor said he was disappointed Mutu’s name had been leaked on Monday: "We have been aware for a short time there had been a positive test because we work with the FA on drug-testing procedure but this is a breach of confidentiality.

"I have been in contact with the player but it would be wrong to say what he thinks.

"It is up to the agent to say what he thinks but from our point of view we are very keen to have confidentiality before we have had a hearing."

The Romanian Football Association is monitoring developments after saying it was not officially informed about the situation.

A spokesman for the body said: "We are waiting to know what has happened before making an official statement."

Neither the Football Association nor Chelsea have so far commented officially on the situation.

Mutu, 25, and his club manager Jose Mourinho have had a series of disagreements which had put a big question-mark over his future at Stamford Bridge.

It is believed that the West London club, second in the Premiership and challenging for the Champions League, were looking to sell Mutu, who cost them £15.8 million from Parma in August 2003, during the January transfer window. Juventus had been linked with a possible move for the Romanian.

He scored six goals in his first five games after joining Chelsea, but his performances tailed off and he had not featured prominently in Mourinho’s plans before publicly disagreeing with the Portuguese coach about his fitness.

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valdanito2010-05-01 10:14:36 +0000 #4
that explains a few things
chelseafan34182010-05-01 09:55:53 +0000 #5
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Originally Posted by lsgworldl

what did he take, or was meant to have taken?

Adrian Mutu's agent has confirmed that the Chelsea striker has failed a random drug test.

Gica Popescu and Mutu spent Monday in talks with Chelsea bosses following allegations Mutu tested positive for a banned substance in September.

And Popescu said: "Chelsea confirmed to me that Mutu had tested positive but did not reveal the substance."

Mutu told Romanian newspaper Sport Gazette: "I'm obviously shocked and can't believe this has happened to me."

Popescu said that the positive test was for a drug and not a doping substance and urged the forward not to "prolong his agony" by seeking a second sample.

Popescu said: "I told him that almost always the second sample confirms the first sample.

You can imagine how the player feels

Mutu's agent Andrea Pretti

"Mutu is destroyed. I told him to assume full responsibility for his actions but he seemed not to understand what it really means."

Another of Mutu's representatives Andrea Pretti said they would wait to see the outcome of a second test before making a decision on Mutu's future.

"We are awaiting the counter-analysis and until then we'll just have to wait and see what happens," he said.

"We don't think it will take long for things to happen, possibly a couple of days.

"You can imagine how the player feels. He already had technical problems at Chelsea and now this has just made it even worse."

Professional Footballers' Association chief executive Gordon Taylor said he was disappointed Mutu's name had been leaked.

He said: "We have been aware for a short time there had been a positive test because we work with the FA on drug-testing procedure but this is a breach of confidentiality.

"It has all got to be confidential and I don't want people to jump to conclusions. There needs to be a proper hearing and a second test.

"I have been in contact with the player but it would be wrong to say what he thinks.

"It is up to the agent to say what he thinks but from our point of view we are very keen to have confidentiality before we have had a hearing."

The Romanian Football Association is monitoring developments after saying it was not officially informed about the situation.

A spokesman said: "We are waiting to know what has happened before making an official statement."

The Football Association and Chelsea have so far declined to comment.

Mutu, 25, could face a two-year ban from the game if an alleged positive result is confirmed by a follow-up test.

The striker's Chelsea future had been looking bleak after a series of disagreements with coach Jose Mourinho.

Chelsea were looking to offload Mutu, a £15.8m signing from Parma last season, after a disappointing run of form.

He scored six goals in his first five games after arriving at Stamford Bridge but his performances quickly went into decline and he has been frozen out by Mourinho.

news.bbc.co.uk/sport.../chelsea/3750588.stm

this wouldnt have happened if mutu wasnt angry at mourinio. personaly i wouldve replaced gudjohnson with mutu. im am pissed of quality chelsea striker [that chelsea needs!] has gone 2 waste.
valdanito2010-05-01 10:16:39 +0000 #6
i dont think his use started after mournho

he said it himself, he is addicted...

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