Ex-Manchester United starlet John Cofie who bagged £1m deal in court accused of rape… – The Sun

A FORMER Manchester United rising star appeared in court on Monday accused of rape.
John Cofie, 29, was the youngest footballer to bag a £1million deal when Sir Alex Ferguson signed him for the youth team aged just 14.
Cofie is charged with raping a woman in Trafford, Gtr Manchester, in 2019, alongside co-accused Nathan Stuart.
Cofie, who is still close pals with ex-Red Devils Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard, signed in 2007 for the huge sum.
But the Ghanaian-born player failed to make a single appearance for United and left in 2013.
He retired two years ago and has since worked as a mentor for kids enrolled in a footie programme in Lancashire.
Cofie denies the charge.
The trial at Manchester Minshull Street crown court continues.
Former Crystal Palace and Dundee star Patrizio Billio dies aged 48
Ex-Manchester United starlet who bagged £1m deal in court accused of rape
Newcastle 'hold McTominay transfer talks but may struggle to convince Man Utd'
Kolasinac’s home burgled 3 years after he fought off Ozil muggers
©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. “The Sun”, “Sun”, “Sun Online” are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers’ Limited’s Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. View our online Press Pack. For other inquiries, Contact Us. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO)
Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click this link: thesun.co.uk/editorial-complaints/

source

Leave a Comment