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OFFICIAL: Benjamin Mendy Joins Ligue 1 Side After Being Cleared Of Rape Allegations

French left-back Benjamin Mendy has joined Ligue 1 side FC Lorient on a two-year deal. The 29-year-old will wear the No 5 shirt for the club.

Last week, Mendy was found not guilty of rape and attempted rape by a jury at Chester Crown Court.

FC Lorient released an official statement on their website to confirm the signing of Benjamin Mendy on a free transfer.

“FC Lorient is pleased to announce today the signing for two seasons of French international left-back Benjamin Mendy (29),” the club confirmed.

“After having satisfied the traditional medical examination, Benjamin Mendy, world champion 2018, quadruple winner of the Premier League under the colors of Manchester City and French champion of Ligue 1 with Monaco in particular, comes to reinforce the Lorient workforce for this new season. .

“The native of Longjumeau, who will wear number 5 with the Merlus, will take his first steps at Espace FCL today.”


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