Wed. Nov 29th, 2023

Benjamin Mendy has launched a “multi-million-pound” declare towards Manchester Metropolis over unpaid wages.

The 29-year-old former Metropolis defender has filed the declare with the Employment Tribunal inside the previous couple of days, claiming “unauthorised deductions from wages” after he was charged with rape and sexual assault in 2021.

In July, Mendy was discovered not responsible by a jury in a retrial at Chester Crown Courtroom. Earlier this yr the footballer had been discovered not responsible of sexual offences towards a variety of ladies however the jury had been unable to achieve verdicts on the 2 prices, resulting in the retrial.

Mendy has been looking for the return of pay he’s owed up till the tip of his contract, which resulted in June 2023.

Nick De Marco KC has confirmed to Sky Sports activities Information he’s appearing on behalf of the now-Lorient participant, and {that a} declare has been filed.

An announcement stated: “Nick De Marco KC (instructed by Laffer Abogados (Madrid) is appearing for the previous Manchester Metropolis participant Benjamin Mendy in a multi-million-pound declare for unauthorised deductions from wages.

“Manchester Metropolis FC didn’t pay Mr Mendy any wages in any respect from September 2021, following Mr Mendy being charged with varied offence all of which he was subsequently acquitted of, till the tip of his contract in June 2023. The declare will come earlier than an Employment Tribunal.”

Manchester Metropolis didn’t remark when contacted by Sky Sports activities Information

Mendy grew to become the Premier League’s costliest defender when Metropolis paid £52m to Monaco for him in 2017.

He gained three titles with Metropolis and was a part of France’s World Cup-winning squad in 2018.

Mendy final performed for the membership in August 2021, and now performs for Lorient in Ligue 1.

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