Footballer Benjamin Mendy is suing former membership Manchester City for “unauthorised deductions from wages”.
The 29-year-old former City defender filed the declare with the Employment Tribunal inside the previous few days, and claimed he was not paid after he was charged with rape and sexual assault in 2021.
In July, Mendy was discovered not responsible of 1 rely of rape and one rely of tried rape by a jury in a retrial at Chester Crown Court.
The footballer was beforehand discovered not responsible of six counts of rape and one cost of sexual assault towards 5 ladies in January.
Mendy, who now performs for French Ligue 1 crew Lorient, has been looking for the return of pay he thinks he’s owed up till the tip of his contract, which led to June 2023.
Nick De Marco KC, who’s representing the participant, confirmed a declare has been filed to Sky Sports News.
He mentioned in an announcement: “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 did not pay Mr Mendy any wages in any respect from September 2021, following Mr Mendy being charged with numerous offence all of which he was subsequently acquitted of, till the tip of his contract in June 2023.
“The claim will come before an Employment Tribunal.”
Manchester City has not but commented on the filed declare.
Mendy received three Premier League titles with the membership, and was a part of France’s World Cup-winning squad in 2018. He final performed for City in August 2021.