Man Utd star Aaron Wan-Bissaka faces trial for ‘driving while disqualified’


MANCHESTER United star Aaron Wan-Bissaka faces trial in December over alleged motoring offences.

The 23-year-old pleaded accountable remaining month to driving while disqualified, with no licence and with out insurance coverage protection safety after being stopped by police on June 23 in Manchester.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka will seem in court docket docket docket in DecemberCredit: PA
The Manchester United star signed from Palace in 2019
The Manchester United star signed from Palace in 2019Credit: PA

The footballer is presently nonetheless allowed to drive as his ban was “set aside” till the trial later this yr.

His lawyer educated Manchester Magistrates’ Court the participant didn’t know he was banned when he was stopped.

Just days prior to, on June 18, Leeds Magistrates’ Court had disqualified him for six months after he failed to offer the small print of the driving power from a dashing offence in Yorkshire in September, 2020.

His licensed professionals say the letters went to his earlier cope with in Croydon, south London.

Wan-Bissaka signed for Manchester United from Crystal Palace in a £45 million deal in July 2019.


Shaun Draycott, defending, educated the court docket docket docket in Manchester: “When Mr Wan-Bissaka drove on June 23 he did so in complete ignorance of the fact of disqualification.”

Wan-Bissaka was excused attendance in court docket docket docket for Thursday’s listening to.

District Judge Bernard Begley set a trial date of December 20 at Manchester Magistrates’ Court.


Wan-Bissaka will give proof particularly specific particular person to elucidate why he failed to offer the driving power’s particulars for the dashing offence in Yorkshire.

He will then be sentenced for the driving while disqualified offence in Manchester.

The right-back joined United from Crystal Palace for £50 million in 2019.

He has furthermore made appearances for England at U20 and U21 stage.

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