Kolo Toure was suspended for six months due to the use of banned substances, confirmed Thursday that the English Football Association (FA).
The Manchester City defender was already preventively suspended following a positive doping test, having ingested pills wife.
The player confessed to having taken a dose of diet pills, but had no knowledge of the substances that they contained. Within which, eventually realized later, was one of the FA banned.
As Toure was not intended "to improve their performance or hide the use of a doping substance" was worth in just six months, ending on September 2.
"It's been a difficult period for me, but I feel relieved to be returning in September. I thank the FA for their understanding when they announced their decision, "said the player to the official website of 'Citizens'.Kolo Toure