Bayern Munich Star to Serve Prison Term Years After He Was Sentenced

Bayern Munich Star to Serve Prison Term Years After He Was Sentenced

  • Lucas Hernandez was sentenced to a six-month jail term back in December 2019 for breaching a restraining order
  • The French defender had been ordered by a Madrid court against getting close to ex-partner Amelia Lorente
  • Lucas is understood to have lodged an appeal against his sentence only for a Madrid court to quash it
  • He has since been ordered to voluntarily enter prison within 10 days and will have the leeway of choosing the prison he would prefer

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Bayern Munich star Lucas Hernandez has been dealt a huge blow after his appeal to have his six-month jail term suspended failed.

Lucas Hernandez of Bayern Muenchen looks dejected during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Eintracht Frankfurt at Allianz Arena on October 3, 2021 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Roland Krivec/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)
Lucas Hernandez was sentenced to a six-month jail term back in December 2019 for breaching a restraining order. Photo by Roland Krivec.
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Hernandez was slapped with the sentence back in December 2019 for breaching a restraining order stopping him from getting near his then partner Amelia Lorente.

At the time, a Madrid court ordered him not to go within 500 metres of Amelia for six months.

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Having been convicted of a domestic abuse charge, he was further sentenced to 31 days of community service in March 2017.

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He was apprehended in June 2017 at the airport as he got off a flight after a honeymoon with Amelia in the United States.

It was the excursion that eventually earned the France international a six-month prison sentence having breached a restraining order in place.

Mirror reports the footie had lodged an appeal to have the sentence suspended but a court sitting in Madrid has rejected it.

According to the publication, Lucas has since been given 10 days to voluntarily enter prison.

It is believed the 25-year-old has been granted a leeway to choose the Spanish jail he wants to serve his sentence.

The development comes just three days after the former Atletico Madrid star won the UEFA Nations League with France following their victory over Spain in the final.

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Man City suspends Mendy

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported how Manchester City suspended their left-back Benjamin Mendy after the 27-year old was charged with four counts of assault.

BBC reports that the charges are connected to three complainants, all over the age of 16, and are said to have taken place between October 2020 and August 2021.

Mendy, 27, joined City from Monaco in 2017 and has since been part of three Premier League title-winning squads.

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