Benjamin Mendy, former Manchester City left back, returns to the football field for the first time in more than two years. Was substituted in the 70th minute to help Lorient draw at home with Ligue 1 leader Monaco 2-2. The
29-year-old French player made his last appearance on the field. “The Blues” had to return to the opening match of the season in August 2021. After which he was charged with six rape cases and suspended from his job.
Last summer, Mendy’s contract with Manchester City expired, while a court found the £52 million player not guilty.
A few days after his release, Mendy returned to his homeland and signed a free contract with Lorient until 2025. ufabet https://ufabet999.com/
Despite opposition from some of Lorient’s fans, the 2018 World Cup winner began training with the team. For 8 weeks until finally Rekit Le Bris, the head coach. Saw that he was fit enough to play on the field.
In Sunday’s match at the Stade du Mustur, Mendy was sent off in the 70th minute. After Lorient’s striker Folarin Balogun put Monaco into a 2-1 lead while Mendy was on the field
. In the left wing-back position, Lorient scored an equalizing goal in the 90th + 8th minute from Romain Favre, sharing points with the league leaders. Finished the week in 12th place.