England star Jack Grealish had sex with a woman the same night she was allegedly raped by Benjamin Mendy, a court has heard.
The 27-year-old footballer was named during a police interview.
Grealish had been in attendance at a party, held at Mendy’s mansion, where two young women were later allegedly raped, Chester Crown was today told.
The group had been at the China White nightclub in Manchester city centre before returning to the home.
Grealish is said to have had sex with one woman, aged 23, who was also raped by Mendy’s co-accused, Louis Saha Matturie, it has been alleged.
A 17-year-old girl has accused Mendy of rape, which he denies.
In her interview with police, she referenced the three footballers when speaking about an interaction with the 23-year-old woman.
She told police: ‘She told me she had sex with Jack.
‘I don’t know whether that was consensual or non-consensual. I don’t know what that was. But she was talking about it.
‘I know that this was after I had been with Ben, because after she had gone to bed with Ben as well.
‘She had been taken up to a room with Ben. This was a bedroom.’
The teenager then said she was raped in a cinema room by Matturie after being raped by Mendy.
She said she saw Grealish, who has been with model girlfriend Sasha Attwood for a decade since they were both teengaers, ‘passed out’ in the house.
Mendy denies seven counts of rape, one count of attempted rape and one count of sexual assault against six young women.
Matturie of Eccles, Salford, denies six counts of rape and three counts of sexual assault relating to seven young women.
Both men say if any sex did take place with women or girls it was consensual.
The trial, now in its sixth week, continues.
Mendy and Matturie both deny all offences, which span occasions between October 2018 and August 2021.
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