Aaron Wan-Bissaka of Man United has pleaded guilty to driving while disqualified

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Manchester United right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka has pleaded guilty to driving while disqualified and without a license in Greater Manchester.

The 23-year-old English right-back was caught in the act when he was driving his £170,000 Lamborghini Urus in Stockport, Greater Manchester, on June 23, 2021.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka committed the crime about a year after he was arrested for overspeeding and fined £600 for the crime in October 2020. Due to the offense, he was disqualified from driving.

The out of favor England international decided to ignore his disqualification by cruising around town in his 4×4 wheel which ended him in another round of legal battle.

In the first hearing of the case at Stockport Magistrates’ court in Greater Manchester on August 19, 2021, Aaron Wan-Bissaka was not present and his representatives did not enter a plea on his behalf.

The hearing was adjourned to Wednesday, September 1, 2021. During the hearing on Wednesday, the Manchester United right-back stood in the dock before District Judge Bernard Begley of Manchester Magistrates’ Court.

The court only allowed Wan-Bissaka to confirm his name and address and enter his guilty pleas during the brief hearing.

After his presentation, the court said the earlier conviction over his overspeeding offense could be set aside at a further hearing. Then, the court gave the football star unconditional bail until the next hearing.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka still has a contract with Manchester United until June 30, 2024.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka still has a contract with Manchester United until June 30, 2024.

Afterward, the judge adjourned the issue of driving while disqualified and without a license until September 16. The court may pronounce his sentence on the said date.

Also, Aaron Wan-Bissaka is expected to appear before Skipton Magistrates’ Court on October 1 for further hearing on the speeding aspect of the case.

While narrating how Wan-Bissaka was caught driving while disqualified and without a license on June 23, 2021, prosecutor Carl Gaffney said: “When Mr. Wan-Bissaka was spoken to he was co-operative at the roadside, asked if he had insurance he answered ‘As far as I am aware, and he held the full UK driving license.

“The officer carries out roadside checks and it becomes self-evident that Mr. Wan-Bissaka had been disqualified from driving on June 18, 2021, at West Yorkshire Magistrates’ Court, to the 17th December.

“Throughout he was co-operative and cordial. He’s a man of no previous convictions whatsoever.”

If Aaron Wan-Bissaka is found guilty, he could be thrown into prison for 6-month or sentence to community service.