Who is Benjamin-Mendy ?
Benjamin Mendy has been remanded in custody
Benjamin Mendy is a French professional footballer who plays as a left-back for Premier League club Manchester City and the France national team. After coming through Le Havre’s youth academy, Mendy began his playing career with the club’s reserve team in 2010, eventually being promoted to the first team a year later. Wikipedia
The 27-year-old defender has been charged with four counts of rape and one count of s*xual assault, Cheshire police said.
The left-back has played for last season’s Premier League champions since 2017, when he joined from Monaco for £ 52m.
A police spokesman said: “The Cheshire Police and the Crown Prosecution Service would like to remind everyone that the criminal proceedings against Mendy are active and that he is entitled to a fair trial.”
Manchester City said the defender, who also plays for the French national team, was suspended pending an investigation.
“The matter is subject to legal process and therefore the club cannot comment further until that process is complete,” the club added.
How old is Benjamin-Mendy ?
He is July 17, 1994 (age 27 years), Longjumeau, France
The charges concern three complainants over the age of 16 and allegedly took place between October 2020 and August this year.
Manchester City soccer player Benjamin Mendy was charged in England on Thursday with four counts of rape and one count of s*xual assault.
Mr. Mendy, of Prestbury, has been taken into custody and will appear in Chester Magistrates Court on Friday.
Are all the Mendy’s related?
Early life. Mendy was born in Montivilliers (Seine-Maritime, Normandy) in France. He is a cousin of left-back Ferland Mendy, who plays for Real Madrid and the French national team.