Manchester Metropolis defender Benjamin Mendy has been discovered not responsible of six counts of rape and one cost of sexual assault.
The Frenchman has been on trial at Chester Crown Courtroom since August however has now been discovered not responsible on seven of the 9 fees put to him.
The jury failed to succeed in a verdict on an extra two fees in opposition to him, however the Crown Prosecution Service have confirmed they plan to pursue a retrial in opposition to Mendy and co-defendant Louis Saha Matturie, who was discovered not responsible on three fees. Jurors failed to succeed in a verdict on an extra six fees in opposition to Matturie.
“Manchester Metropolis FC notes the decision from Chester Crown Courtroom at the moment, the place a jury has discovered Benjamin Mendy not responsible of seven fees. The jury is held on two fees and the trial is now over,” a membership assertion learn.
“Given there are open issues associated to this case, the Membership will not be able to remark additional right now.”