French footballer Benjamin Mendy has launched a “multi-million pound” claim against Manchester City over unpaid wages.
As reported by Sky Sports, Mandy has filed a claim at the Employment Tribunal, claiming “unauthorised deductions from wages” after being accused of rape and sexual assault in 2021.
Meanwhile, the French footballer was found not guilty of all charges.
Mandy was found not guilty by the jury at the retrial in Chester in July of this year. Earlier this year, the 29-year-old footballer was found not guilty of sexual offenses against a number of women, but a jury failed to reach verdicts on two charges, prompting a retrial.
“Manchester City FC did not pay Mr Mandy no salary from September 2021, after Mr Mendy was charged with various offenses of which he was later acquitted, until the end of his contract in June 2023. The claim will appear before the Employment Tribunal,” the French footballer’s representatives said.
Mandy is set to receive more than two million pounds.
This footballer became the most expensive defender in the Premier League in 2017 when City paid Monaco 52 million pounds for him.
He won three Premier League titles with Citizens, and was the world champion with France in 2018.
Benjamin Mandy is currently a player of the French first division Lorient.