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Girl had ‘intercourse with Jack Grealish’ on night time she was ‘raped by Benjamin Mendy’s good friend’

England winger Jack Grealish was at Manchester Metropolis teammate Benjamin Mendy’s home social gathering the place two girls have been allegedly raped, a courtroom has been informed.

Grealish, 27, and Mendy, 28, had been on the China White nightclub in Manchester metropolis centre earlier than going again to Mendy’s Cheshire mansion, The Spinney, in Prestbury, when the ladies have been attacked, Chester Crown Court heard.

One, 23, stated she was raped by Mendy’s co-accused, Louis Saha Matturie, 41, in a automotive once they went to get extra drink.

She informed a second woman, 17, who claims Mendy raped her, she had additionally had intercourse with Grealish, the courtroom was informed.

Each Mendy and Matturie deny a number of intercourse offences in opposition to a string of younger girls.

England’s Jack Grealish (PA)

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On Friday, jurors have been performed a police interview from the younger lady accusing Mendy and Matturie of rape.

Seventeen on the time, she says Mendy raped her twice at his residence throughout the gathering, the place Mendy’s pals and Grealish’s pals, from Birmingham, have been additionally current.

She informed police Matturie requested her to the nightclub within the early hours of final August 23.

She arrived at round 3.30am and was outdoors the membership shortly earlier than Mendy and Matturie left.

She stated: “They have been with Jack Grealish. There have been just a few women round him however they have been taking footage and video together with his pals.

“The membership didn’t like that. They wished the pics to be deleted.

“There was a little bit of a speaking to. It took some time for them to return out.”

Louis Saha Matturie arrives at Chester Crown Court docket (PA)

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{The teenager} received a taxi with three different women and one among Matturie’s pals, and handed round drink on the way in which to Mendy’s home, the place the ladies had their cellphones taken away earlier than going inside, the courtroom was informed.

She stated: “There have been already two women on the sofa. They have been sat subsequent to Jack. He was already on the sofa.”

Matturie then led the 23-year-old lady away “hand in hand” to get extra alcohol as a result of, the witness informed police, “Jack had been demanding vodka”.

Matturie then allegedly raped the 23-year-old within the automotive they used to go to a store at an area petrol station earlier than returning to the home.

The 17-year-old informed police: “I requested her what occurred. I took her to the bathroom. She’s completely distraught, in hysterics.

“She simply informed me she had fallen asleep within the automotive and awakened with the sensation of him pushing inside her.”

{The teenager} informed police she felt “uncomfortable” and didn’t know what to do however had no cellphone to name for assist.

Later, in a lounge space, she stated Mendy started “checking her out” earlier than main her to an workplace with a safe lock.

Contained in the workplace, Mendy allegedly raped {the teenager} twice.

She informed police: “We didn’t speak about intercourse beforehand and afterwards we didn’t speak about it.

“There was nothing of the type to recommend we have been going to have interaction in intercourse. Throughout intercourse he was telling me, ‘This isn’t the physique of a 17-year-old. This isn’t the arse of a 17-year-old. I would like you on daily basis.”

Afterwards, the 17-year-old went to search out the 23-year-old lady and located her in a lounge.

She informed police: “She informed me she had intercourse with Jack.

“I don’t know whether or not that was consensual or non-consensual. I don’t know what that was. However she was speaking about it.

“I do know that this was after I had been with Ben, as a result of after she had gone to mattress with Ben as nicely.

“She had been taken as much as a room with Ben. This was a bed room.”

{The teenager} stated she was raped in a cinema room by Matturie after being raped by Mendy.

She stated she noticed Grealish “handed out” in the home.

She stated she was raped once more by Matturie at a Manchester flat on the identical day.

Prosecutors declare Mendy is a “predator” who “turned the pursuit of ladies for intercourse right into a sport”.

Matturie, his good friend and “fixer”, allegedly had the job of discovering younger girls for intercourse.

Mendy denies seven counts of rape, one depend of tried rape and one depend of sexual assault in opposition to six younger girls.

Matturie of Eccles, Salford, denies six counts of rape and three counts of sexual assault referring to seven younger girls.

Each males say if any intercourse did happen with girls or women it was consensual.

The trial continues.

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