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Former Chelsea and West Ham manager, Avram Grant faces new sex allegations including claims he 'forced himself on an 18-year-old in her car'


Former Chelsea manager,  Avram Grant has again been accused by multiple women of sexual harassment on an Israeli TV channel,  a month after he was alleged to have sexually harassed several others. 

The 66-year-old, who led Chelsea to the 2008 Champions League final before being sacked, has been accused of forcing himself on an 18-year-old in her car while another woman has claimed that Grant promised her a job before later paying her for sex.

The new accusations from three different women were aired last Thursday on Israel's Channel 12's 'Hasfia', who broadcasted the first set of allegations of Grant sexually harassing women back in January.

As reported by Israeli newspaper Haaretz, one woman has claimed that Grant took her by car to a parking garage before asking her what she would be 'prepared to do for money'. When she refused to have sex with him, Grant reportedly told that he would 'compromise and settle for oral sex.' 

The woman went on to claim that Grant would then force himself on her. 'I got to the point where I was just looking up at the ceiling of the car – I wanted to look anywhere until it was over,' the woman said. 

Another woman, who was 18 at the time, alleged that Grant had formed a relationship with her and had sent her messages and pictures. When asked to stop, Grant allegedly responded that he 'sent them by mistake'.

The Israeli coach then allegedly agreed to meet her at a petrol station. When the two met, Grant is accused of trying to force himself on the woman in his car. 

'I hoped that it would simply end there, but I realised he wasn’t going to help me,' she said. 'He remained in the same position, still grabbing at me. I pushed him away as much as I could, opened the door and ran. I didn’t look back. I got into my car and locked myself in and told myself it wasn’t happening now. I saw him go, he just drove away.'

A third woman has also alleged that, while she was serving in the army, Grant promised her a job and invited her to his apartment. It is claimed that he led the woman to his bedroom and then tried to push her head towards his penis, before later paying her 1,000 shekels (£234).

Grant, who has previously denied to Sportsmail that he has been sexually aggressive towards women following the first set of allegations against him in January, has claimed the Hasifa program is 'distorted' and 'unbalanced'. 

He said in a statement: 'Unfortunately, the Hasifa program has chosen for a second time now to show the public a distorted, unbalanced and unfair picture of my private life, ignoring evidence that was shown to it. 

'Nevertheless, it is important for me to say [that] my relationships with women have always been conducted with respect and consent, and I never intended to hurt anyone. I’m sorry with all my heart if anyone was hurt by me and I regret it.'

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