Silva charged over Ben­jamin Mendy tweet

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times Sport -

Manch­ester City’s Bernardo Silva has been charged with mis­con­duct by the Foot­ball As­so­ci­a­tion over a con­tro­ver­sial so­cial me­dia post com­par­ing team­mate Ben­jamin Mendy with a black car­toon char­ac­ter. The Por­tuguese mid­fielder last month tweeted an im­age of a young Mendy along­side an im­age of the char­ac­ter rep­re­sent­ing the Span­ish choco­late peanut brand Con­gui­tos. He deleted the post but has now been charged. Silva, who could face a ban, has un­til Oc­to­ber 9 to re­spond.

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