A British courtroom on Friday remanded Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy in custody after he was charged with 4 counts of rape and one depend of sexual assault.
The 27-year-old appeared at Chester Magistrates’ Court in northwest England to face accusations introduced by three complainants.
The incidents are alleged to have taken place between October 2020 and August 2021.
The France worldwide wore a crimson hoodie and black tracksuit bottoms as he stood within the dock to listen to the fees, talking to substantiate his title, age and handle.
He is alleged to have attacked the females, one aged beneath 18, at his house in Prestbury, Cheshire.
Judge Jack McGarva referred the case to Chester Crown Court, the place the footballer is because of seem on September 10.
City suspended Mendy on Thursday after police confirmed the Frenchman has been charged.
“The matter is subject to a legal process and the Club is, therefore, unable to make further comment until that process is complete,” City’s assertion added.
Mendy, who was a part of France’s 2018 World Cup successful squad, was remanded in custody forward of Friday’s look at Chester Magistrates’ Court.
The left-back joined City in 2017 from Monaco for a reported £52 million ($71 million).
Mendy has performed 75 instances for City over the previous 4 years, successful three Premier League titles, however has seen his enjoying time restricted by accidents and a lack of kind.
He has just below two years left to run on a six-year contract.
The final of his 10 caps for France got here in November 2019.