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What happens to Benjamin Mendy now?

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Ex-Man City star, Benjamin Mendy

Benjamin Mendy, a former Manchester City player, was found not guilty of raping one woman and trying to rape another.

The 28-year-old was charged with assaulting a 24-year-old woman in October 2020 at his £4 million mansion in Mottram St Andrew, Cheshire.

Another woman, age 29, who claimed he had previously molested her at his home two years prior, was also accused of being attempted raped by Benjamin Mendy.

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It follows a trial in January where he was exonerated of six rape charges.

After a three-week trial at Chester Crown Court, the France international sobbed as the jury’s not guilty verdicts were announced.

For roughly three hours and fifteen minutes, the jury of six men and six women deliberated before reaching a verdict.

Judge Steven Everett said: “Mr Mendy can be discharged from the dock.”

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In an earlier trial, the football player, whose contract with Manchester City expired this month, was found not guilty of six counts of rape and one count of sexual assault involving four young girls or teenagers.

A retrial was necessary because the jury was unable to reach a verdict on two counts of attempted and actual rape.

What happens to Benjamin Mendy now?

Mr. Mendy has cleared his name however he is unemployed after his Manchester City contract expired at the end of June.

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