This is the first statement by a Bayern Munich executive in the "Lucas Hernandez affair".

The 25-year-old French international is expected in Madrid on Tuesday, to respond to a court summons.

Thursday evening, on the sidelines of a demonstration organized at the training center of the Bavarian club, its president Herbert Hainer indicated: "He is going now, then he will be heard, then we will see.

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The defender champion of the world must appear before the Spanish justice for not having respected a measure of expulsion imposed in February 2017 after a fight with his partner, whom he married a few months later.

He was playing at Atlético Madrid at the time.

The violation of this judicial decision earned him a sentence of six months in prison in 2019, not executed to date.

Spanish justice on Wednesday ordered the incarceration of the eldest of the Hernandez brothers, who will have ten days after Tuesday's hearing to enter prison "voluntarily".

"A very serious offense"

A spokesperson for the higher regional court in Madrid defended the imprisonment order in an interview with the German newspaper

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on Friday

: “There are two convictions for domestic violence and also a third for breach of sentence.

It is a very serious offense, ”Luis Sala told the newspaper.

The judge of the 32nd Criminal Chamber could "only apply the law", he added.

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