Benjamin Mendy, French defensive line who was just cleared of nine counts of rape, has returned to a new start by taking over at the back for Lorient in his homeland league on a two-year contract after his contract with City expired last month.
Former Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy returns to football again After just being cleared of a rape case that he had to fight for about three years. and became a free agent player After the end of the contract with the Blues in June, recently moved to Lorient, a club in the French Ligue 1 with a two-year contract. or until the middle of 2025
The 29-year-old last played for City against Tottenham Hotspur in August 2021 and has not featured since that month. When he was arrested by the police for 9 counts of rape and sexual assault. Spending most of his time fighting the โปรโมชั่น ufabet case. However, in January, a court found Mendy not guilty on seven counts.
The remaining two cases were considered on Friday 14 July. The court acquitted him of both charges, resulting in him becoming innocent. And will start over again by signing a contract with the top 10 team in the home league. Which has started practicing from today after completing the physical examination
An official statement on the club’s website read: ” 2018 World Cup winner Benjamin Mendy, a four-time Premier League winner with Manchester City, as well as a French Ligue 1 winner with Monaco , has joined Lorient’s squad for the new season. Welcome Benjamin. ”
For Mendy started his career with Le Havre in his hometown of the French league. Before going to Olympic Marseille, Monaco and moving to Manchester City in 2017, along with becoming the most expensive defender in the Premier League at that time with a price of 52 million pounds or about 2,288 million baht by down field for the local team at Etihad Stadium before being arrested 75 times, scoring 2 goals and wearing the number 5 shirt for the new agency