Benjamin Mendy returns to football with Lorient

Benjamin Mendy

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After being acquitted of rape charges, Benjamin Mendy has returned to Ligue 1 with Lorient.

The contract of the World Cup winner ran down this summer, and Man City didn’t renew it.

He hopes to get his form back with a return top flight by signing a two-year deal.

The defender from Longjumeau in the south of Paris hopes to have a good season with Brittany as he returns to football.
The Brittany Club made this known on Wednesday in a statement.

This will be a good time for the French international left-back with the European tournament on the calendar.

The 29-year-old former AS Monaco and Olympique de Marseille player has been given the No.5 shirt.

The 2018 World Cup winner had won four Premier League titles with Manchester City and a Ligue 1 Uber Eats title with AS Monaco. He will be competing for the left-back role with Vincent Le Goff.

It’s now for Régis Le Bris to bring the best out of the left back.

Mendy has decided not to comment on his hos relationship with City.

Now that he has his freedom, it’s hoped that he will regain his form and return to top form.

Mendy began his football career at the academy at Le Havre before making his Ligue 1 Uber Eats debut ten years ago with Olympique de Marseille, where he played for three seasons.

He left the southern giants for Monaco and won the League with them in 2017, in addition to a superb run in the Champions League, which ended with a semi-final loss to Juventus.

In another development, Jonas Martin has joined another Ligue 1 Uber Eats club, Stade Brestois, after terminating his contract with LOSC.

The 33-year-old journeyman played for Montpellier, Amiens, Rennes, and Strasbourg before his latest move.
He has now signed a two-season deal with on Wednesday.

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