Newcastle United star punished for driving without insurance

St James Park Newcastle

The France international footballer, 26, was handed a 49-day driving ban and a £5,100 fine after being caught speeding at around 110mph in a 70mph area without insurance on his Mercedes, sister title Post has reported. 

Newcastle Magistrates Court was reported to have heard that the footballer sped past a police car in the city on 6 September last year.

He pleaded guilty to driving without insurance and one count of speeding via an interpreter.

The prosecuting solicitor reportedly said: "Just

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