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Man United Defender Wan-Bissaka Banned For Six Months

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Manchester United star Aaron Wan-Bissaka has been banned from driving for six months and fined more than £30,000.

Wan-Bissaka, 24, admitted to driving while disqualified and without insurance after he was stopped by police officers while driving his £170,000 Lamborghini Urus in Stockport, Greater Manchester, on June 23.

Ahead of a scheduled trial, he also pleaded guilty to failing to provide driver details for two speeding offences in Bradford, West Yorkshire, in September 2020.

Lawyers for Wan-Bissaka said the right-back was in a ‘state of complete ignorance’ of the Yorkshire driving matters as notification letters were sent to his former home in Croydon, London.

The failure to reply led to a six-month ban imposed at Leeds Magistrates’ Court in his absence on June 18 – just five days before his Lamborghini Urus was seized by police on the A34 after officers stopped him, Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard.

Today (Monday) Wan-Bissaka, who lives with his partner and 12-month-old child in Hale, Greater Manchester, was banned from driving for six months.

He also received a fine of £30,000 for driving while disqualified, together with fines totalling £1,500 for failing to give information on the speeding matters.

The footballer was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge fee of £190 and court costs of £160.

No separate penalty was issued for the insurance offence.

The court heard that Wan-Bissaka already had six points on his licence from a conviction in London in April 2020.