EPL: Demichelis Fined For Betting

Manchester city and Argentina defender Martin Demichelis has been fined £22,058 and warned about his future conduct after accepting a FA charge in relation to betting on matches. Demichelis-LVG-attack-512238

The Argentina international, 35, breached FA Rule E8 concerning 29 bets placed on matches between January 22 2016 and February 15 2016.A statement on the FA’s website reads‘Martin Demichelis has been fined £22,058 and warned as to his future conduct after he accepted an FA charge in relation to betting.The Manchester City defender breached FA Rule E8 in respect of 29 bets placed on football matches between 22 January 2016 and 15 February 2016’. It is understood the offences did not relate to any matches over which the 35-year-old could have had an influence and his punishment is at the lenient end of the spectrum.

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Demichelis, who joined City in September 2013 from Atletico Madrid, made 32 appearances for the club in the 2015/16 season and was a key part of Argentina’s squad at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.It is yet to be known though if he’ll be a part of Pep Guardiola’s plans next summer.

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