Manchester City Star Benjamin Mendy Returns to Court, Makes Plea Over 9 Count Charge

Manchester City Star Benjamin Mendy Returns to Court, Makes Plea Over 9 Count Charge

  • Benjamin Mendy was at the Chester Crown Court on Monday where the 27-year-old pleaded “not guilty” to the nine-count charge
  • The suspended Manchester City star was accused of molesting several women at his apartment between October 2018 and August last year
  • It was the first time the charges were read to the France international and his trial will officially begin on July 25

France and Manchester City star Benjamin Mendy has pleaded “not guilty” as nine charges were pleaded to him at the Chester Crown Court.

It was gathered that the player’s trial will commence in July as the left-back entered a not guilty plea at Chester Crown Court to nine charges of offences against six women.

Mirror reports that the 27-year-old responded with “not guilty” as the charges were read to him for the very first time.

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Benjamin Mendy pleads "not guilty" to a nine-count charge at the Chester Crown Court. Photo: Paul Ellis
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He denies seven counts of the forceful act with women, one count of assault and another count of forceful make-out in relation to all the six complainants.

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It was alleged that all the offences occurred at his house between October 2018 and August 2021, but none of the complainants can be identified by law.

It was a private hearing as the press was not allowed into the facility as the player pleaded not guilty.

Mendy’s trial will commence on July 25 along with his co-defendant Louis Saha Matturie, 40, who is accused of 10 offences, involving seven women, including seven counts of rape relating to five women and three of sexual assault.

The France international has been suspended by his club man City pending the outcome of the case in court.

Greenwood spotted in public for the first time after an accusation

Meanwhile, Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood has been keeping the lowest profile possible since he was released from custody on bail.

The 20-year-old who has not been allowed to return to training with the club was spotted driving around in Manchester on Thursday.

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Greenwood was wearing a Cartier balaclava in a failed attempt to avoid attention as he was reportedly driving a friend around Cheshire.

How Adriano spent £13,000 on 18 women

Sports Brief earlier reported that former Brazilian international Adriano who got famous for his goal-scoring abilities with Inter Milan and his country is also known for leading a wild lifestyle off the pitch.

It was gathered that the former player once splashed a whopping £13,000 on 18 babes just in his bid to deal with the disappointment of a failed transfer.

In 2015, at the age of 33, Adriano who was a free agent following a failed stint at Atletico Paranaense was desperate in search of a new club.

Source: Sports Brief News