Benjamin Mendy is taking former club Manchester City to an employment tribunal under claims of unpaid wages. Former City left-back Mendy was suspended by the club in August 2021 when he was charged by the police over multiple counts of rape and one alleged sexual assault.
The Frenchman was cleared of six counts of rape and one of sexual assault earlier this year, and subsequently cleared over a further count of rape and one attempted rape in a retrial in July 2023.
By this time, the footballer was a free agent after his contract with City came to an end in June 2023. However, after being found not guilty of any of the charges against him Mendy is now seeking money back in unpaid wages that he did not get while he was suspended by City for a period of nearly two years. ALSO READ: Benjamin Mendy signs for new club after Man City release ALSO READ: What jurors weren't told during Benjamin Mendy and Louis Saha Matturie trial A statement given to Sky Sports News read: "Nick De Marco KC (instructed by Laffer Abogados (Madrid) is acting for the former Manchester City player Benjamin Mendy in a multi-million-pound claim for unauthorised deductions from wages. "Manchester City FC failed to pay Mr Mendy any wages at all from September 2021, following Mr Mendy being charged with various offence all of which he was subsequently acquitted of, until the end of his contract in June 2023.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk
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