BENJAMIN Mendy today appeared in court to deny an eighth rape charge allegedly carried out while on police bail.
Benjamin Mendy arrives at court today where he denied a final chargeCredit: PA
Mendy appeared at Chester Crown Court today to formally deny a final charge of rape.
He is now due to go on trial on Monday accused of eight counts of rape, one count of sexual assault and one count of attempted rape.
The latest count was allegedly carried out in July 2021 while Mendy was on police bail after his arrest in November 2020.
Co-defendant Louis Saha Matturie, 40, is accused of eight counts of rape and four counts of sexual assault, relating to eight women.
In a statement, the club later said: “Manchester City can confirm that following his being charged by police today, Benjamin Mendy has been suspended pending an investigation.