Football

Benjamin Mendy.

Benjamin Mendy and Nando's share brilliant banter on Twitter

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has earned himself a reputation as a joker on Twitter, cracking countless jokes since signing from Monaco in July.

Currently sidelined with injury, the 23-year-old France international signed a six-year deal with the club following a hugely impressive debut season at the Ligue 1 champions.

Signed by Monaco from Marseille for €15m in 2016, Mendy earned four international caps this season before securing a £52m transfer to England.

Article continues below

Manchester City’s Director of Football, Txiki Begiristain, said: “Benjamin has all the qualities we are looking for in a full-back. For such a young player, he has a wealth of top-level experience.

“He is undoubtedly one of the world’s best full-backs, our number one target in this position. We are all delighted to have him here at Manchester City."

Article continues below

Danilo has filled in at left-back in Mendy's early season absence but the Frenchman is expected to return to full training soon.

Funny interaction with Nando's

He's had numerous tweets go viral since joining the Premier League and today's was no exception.

Mendy was fined £60 for parking illegally outside Nando's this week and took to social media to share his frustration.

He parked his £250,000 Ferrari in a taxi rank in Manchester's city centre for over an hour.

Sweden v France - FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier

The new Manchester City man shared photos on Twitter and urged the Portuguese restaurant to add some parking spaces.

Nando's tweeted the young Frenchman back, including a photo of a personalised special parking spot for the social media wizard.

Mendy claims he'll follow in Adnan Januzaj's footsteps by taking his next date to their establishment.

Manchester United v Valencia - Pre Season Friendly

The former Manchester United wonderkid hit the headlines in 2014 for taking a date to Nando's in his tracksuit.

Check out Mendy's banter with Nando's below.

Manchester City have taken four points from their opening two Premier League fixtures, drawing 1-1 at home to Everton on Monday night.

The Citizens face Bournemouth at Dean Court on Saturday.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Sergio Aguero
Vincent Kompany
Football

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again