Newcastle's Sandro Tonali banned for 10 months for betting breaches in Italy

Sandro Tonali warms up ahead of Newcastle's Champions League clash against Borussia Dortmund in October 2023.
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Newcastle United midfielder Sandro Tonali has been hit with a 10-month ban for betting breaches during his time at AC Milan, the Italian Football Federation said on Thursday.

Tonali, who joined Newcastle from Milan in the summer in a €70 million transfer plus add-ons, will now not be able to play again for the Magpies until next season and will also miss Euro 2024 in Germany next summer.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.