‘Hopefully that means they’ve signed him’ – Man City fans reacts as Chelsea offer Benjamin Mendy’s name for printing on their new shirt


Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has been listed on Chelsea’s official online store among the options for player name personalisation – and City fans have reacted on Twitter to the mishap.

The 26-year-old was signed from AS Monaco in 2017 to be City’s first-choice left-back, but unfortunately for him, things have been completely downhill despite an electric start to life under Pep Guardiola.

A number of injury problems have prevented him from ever establishing himself as a regular under Guardiola. The Frenchman is struggling for game time this season over the impressive Joao Cancelo and rejuvenated Oleksandr Zinchenko.

The 26-year-old, who will see his deal at the Etihad expire in 2023, is now reportedly open to leave with the club ready to sell in the upcoming summer transfer window.

In a strange turn of events, Mendy’s name has appeared on the list of personalisation options for Chelsea supporters wanting a player’s name on the back of their shirts on their online shop.

Clearly, this is far from confirmation of any transfer, but the presence of Mendy’s name have got a lot of Man City fans talking on social media.

Here’s how a few fans reacted on Twitter:

Have Chelsea just accidentally confirmed the signing of Benjamin Mendy from Manchester City?

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