Ex-Man City star granted extension to settle £800,000 tax debt and avoid bankruptcy

Introduction to the Article
Former Premier League star Benjamin Mendy is facing a £800,000 tax debt and the possibility of bankruptcy, but has been given an extension to sell his mansion in hopes of clearing the debt. This article discusses the details of the case and the legal action Mendy is taking against his former club, Manchester City.

High Court Gives Ben Mendy More Time to Clear Debt

The court has granted Ben Mendy additional time to sell his mansion in Macclesfield, Cheshire, after reducing the price from £5 million to £3.8 million. Mendy’s legal representation conveyed his desire to clear the debt as quickly as possible, with the expectation of a sale within the next eight weeks.

Legal Action Against Former Club

Ben Mendy is bringing legal action against former club Manchester City for ceasing to pay him when he was charged with rape in 2021, despite being acquitted of the charges. This bankruptcy case could potentially impact his legal claim, which is set to go into mediation later in the year. Despite initially agreeing to pay off the debt through his salary at Lorient in France, Mendy has not followed through with the payments, causing concern for the presiding judge.

Ahmed Asmar

Hello, I'm Ahmed Al-Asmar, a sports writer specializing in sports news. Over the years, I have dedicated myself to studying and following various sports, gaining valuable expertise in analyzing and presenting sporting events to readers in a clear and engaging manner.
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