(CNN)Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has been remanded successful custody aft appearing successful tribunal connected Friday, charged with 4 counts of rape and 1 number of intersexual assault.
Chester Magistrates Court verbally confirmed the quality to CNN and said Mendy volition stay successful custody until the adjacent proceedings day connected September 10.
Mendy, 27, spoke successful the tribunal to corroborate his name, code and day of birth.
On Thursday, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said the alleged events took spot successful Cheshire, northwest England, betwixt October 2020 and August 2021 and related to 3 complainants implicit the property of 16.
"Mendy, of Withinlee Road, Prestbury, has been remanded successful constabulary custody and volition look earlier Chester Magistrates' Court connected Friday 27 August 2021," the CPS connection read.
In a connection connected the club's website, Manchester City said Mendy "has been suspended pending an investigation."
"The substance is taxable to a ineligible process and the Club is truthful incapable to marque further remark until that process is complete," the connection read.
CNN reached retired to Mendy's representatives but has yet to person a response.