Benjamin Mendy Signs For Ligue 1 Club Lorient After Being Cleared Of Rape Charges

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Benjamin Mendy, a former Manchester City defender, has signed a two-year contract with Ligue 1 club Lorient after being found not guilty of a rape charge.

Mendy was found not guilty of rape and attempted rape by a jury at Chester Crown Court on Friday.

Earlier this year, the footballer was declared not guilty of sexual assaults on several women, but the jury was unable to reach verdicts on the two accusations, prompting a retrial.

Benjamin Mendy Signs For Ligue 1 Club Lorient

Official statement from FC Lorient

FC Lorient is pleased to announce today the signing for two seasons of French international left-back Benjamin Mendy (29).

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Benjamin Mendy Signs For Ligue 1 Club Lorient

After having satisfied the traditional medical examination, Benjamin Mendy, world champion 2018, quadruple winner of the Premier League under the colors of Manchester City and French champion of Ligue 1 with Monaco in particular, comes to reinforce the Lorient workforce for this new season.

Benjamin Mendy Signs For Lorient

The native of Longjumeau, who will wear number 5 with the Merlus, will take his first steps at Espace FCL today.Welcome Benjamin!

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