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Man City's Rape-Accused Footballer Mendy Granted Bail

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Accused of seven counts of rape.

Footballer Benjamin Mendy has been released on bail after appearing in court on rape charges.

The 27-year-old has been told his trial's now been delayed until June at the earliest.

The French international has been in custody for 134 days, since first being arrested and charged on August 26 last year.

The Manchester City defender has been accused of eight offences against five different women, including seven counts of rape relating to four women.

The player has to return to court later this month for another hearing.

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