In October 2020, the 28-year-old was accused of assaulting a 24-year-old lady at his £4 million property in Mottram St Andrew, Cheshire.

Mr Mendy was also accused of attempting to rape another lady, 29, who said he touched her at his house two years prior.

It comes after he was acquitted of six rapes in a previous trial in January.

The France international sobbed as the jury foreman read out the not guilty verdicts following a three-week trial at Chester Crown Court.

The jury of six men and six women debated for around three hours and fifteen minutes before reaching a decision.

“Mr Mendy can be discharged from the dock,” declared Judge Steven Everett.

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Prosecutor Benjamin Aina KC alleged he had loved parties at his house and “took advantage” of female visitors on two occasions, while his riches and famous position made him into a guy who was not used to being told “no.”

According to the prosecution, the first complainant, lady A, a 29-year-old student, met Mr Mendy in a nightclub in Barcelona in late 2017 and became intimate with one of his acquaintances.

They continued in touch, and a year later she arranged to meet Mr Mendy’s companion at the footballer’s house, where they all stayed after a night out with other females.

The lady told the jury that when she had a shower in the en-suite bathroom the next morning, Mr Mendy was there.

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