Frenchman Benjamin Mendy, a player for French club Lorient, has filed a lawsuit against his former team Manchester City to recover fees owed to him.
Mendy left City last summer after his contract expired after the club decided not to renew his contract due to allegations of multiple rapes while he was in England.
According to Sky Sports, Mendy has filed a lawsuit against Manchester City to recover fees from him, which the club stopped paying after the Frenchman was charged.
The broadcaster confirmed that Mendy in his invitation demanded several million pounds from City – the amount of his contributions, which the club suspended the player in September 2021 due to him being charged with rape.
Mendy joined Manchester City in the summer of 2017 in a then-record deal for around £52 million after catching the eye at Marseille and spending one season with Monaco, making him the world’s biggest player at the time. dear defender in history. .
However, the player, who won the 2018 World Cup in Russia with his country, stopped participating in the team and was frozen by the Citizens management in 2021 amid allegations of six rape offenses and one sexual offense in Russia. He was previously acquitted between October 2020 and August 2021.