August 27, 2021
Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with rape and sexual assault.
The 27-year-old defender is accused of four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault at his home in Cheshire.
They relate to alleged attacks on three women, including one aged under 18, between October 2020 and August 2021.
Mr Mendy spoke only to confirm his name, address and date of birth at Chester Magistrates’ Court.