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Man City star Benjamin Mendy, 27, charged with two more rapes

Man City star Benjamin Mendy, 27, and co-accused male, 40, are charged with two more rapes on top of the four both men already faced

  • Mendy has been charged with two counts of rape on a woman in the past year 
  • Premier League footballer already charged with four rapes of three other women
  • French star, 27, is being held on remand at HMP Altcourse in Liverpool
  • Mendy’s co-accused, Louis Saha Matturie, 40, also accused of six rapes
  • Both men will appear at Stockport Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning


Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy has today been charged with two more rapes after another woman came forward and accused him of attacking her.

The French international star, 27, is now accused with six counts of rape and one count of sexual assault in total with the alleged victims claiming they were abused at his £5million mansion in Prestbury, Cheshire.

The Crown Prosecution Service say the charges relate to four women over the age of 16 who claim they were attacked between October 2020 and August 2021.

Mendy’s co-accused, Louis Saha Matturie, 40, of Eccles, Greater Manchester, has today been charged with two additional counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. This means he is also charged with six counts of rape and a sexual assault.

The two men have both been summonsed to appear at Stockport Magistrates’ Court tomorrow. A trial is set for January next year but could now be delayed by the new charges.

Mendy, of Prestbury, Cheshire, who moved to the reigning champions for £52million in 2017, has been on remand at HMP Altcourse in Liverpool after first being charged with sex attacks in August. 

Benjamin Mendy is pictured on August 12 out with his teammates at The Ivy in Manchester. He is now in custody and accused of six rapes – two more charges were announced today

Mendy's co-accused, Louis Saha Matturie, 40, of Eccles, Greater Manchester, has today been charged with two additional counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. This means he is charged with six counts of rape and a sexual assault.

Mendy's co-accused, Louis Saha Matturie, 40, of Eccles, Greater Manchester, has today been charged with two additional counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. This means he is charged with six counts of rape and a sexual assault.

Mendy’s co-accused, Louis Saha Matturie, 40, of Eccles, Greater Manchester, (left at court in September, right previously) has today been charged with two additional counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. This means he is charged with six counts of rape and a sexual assault.

A court heard previously that the alleged attacks are said to have happened at his home address in Prestbury.

Mendy was suspended by Manchester City after being charged by police, pending an investigation. 

Matturie is also in custody. Both men are scheduled to go on trial on January 24, 2022.

The defendant is being held on remand at HMP Altcourse in Liverpool (file picture)

The defendant is being held on remand at HMP Altcourse in Liverpool (file picture)

Mendy earns £90,000 a week and lives in a £5million mansion in Prestbury, an upmarket village near Manchester popular with fellow players.

He was part of France’s World Cup winning squad in 2018, but did not play in the final. He has made 75 appearances for Man City since signing from Monaco in 2017.

Mendy played in Man City’s first two games this season against Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur but was on the bench for their third game against Norwich City.

The following game was against Arsenal, by which time he had been charged.

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