February 11th, 2017 by index
The owner of Chinese soccer club Tianjin Quanjian Shu Yuhui has confirmed that the outfit is trying to lure Real Madrid star Karim Benzema to China.
The club, which has signed numerous top football stars in the world, would have to limit their wishes with new rules that would allow for a reduced number of foreign stars in China.
Speaking to Chinese TV, Yuhui said: “We made a bid for Benzema. Our club had a massive investment plan for the new season but it was tightened up by the new rules. We need an out-and-out striker so we made a bid for Benzema.”
Yuhui was speaking to Tianjin Sports Channel and he seemed to be against the new regulations regarding transfers. The Chinese Football Association said that foreign players in the 2017 season would be limited in the wave of clubs running to buy the biggest and most talented players abroad as against developing local talents. Read the rest of this entry »
December 20th, 2016 by index
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has admitted that he needs to improve if he wants to score more goals with Real Madrid.
Despite the fact that he has recently scored two goals to help the Spanish team draw with Borussia Dortmund, the French international has come under intense criticisms for his form this season.
Karim Benzema said that he is aware of the critics and that he is working hard in order to improve. He admitted that he has not been consistent since the start of the season and that he wants things to change. He said that he is doing extra work on the training ground in order to improve his finishing and feels that he is becoming better each week.
The French player said that it is not easy to play at a club such as Real Madrid and that it is not guaranteed that you will score every week. Read the rest of this entry »
November 17th, 2016 by index
David Beckham has stated that former France midfielder Zinedine Zidane is the best manager for Real Madrid.
He said that the French manager has a thorough knowledge of the club during his time playing for the club and that he is the right person in the right place.
David Beckham believes that Zinedine Zidane can have the same impact that Pep Guardiola had at Barcelona and he believes that the team is progressing under him.
The former England midfielder said that Zidane was a successful player and has won various trophies with different clubs. This places him in a position where he can understand players and know what they need.
David Beckham believes that Real Madrid has some great players in Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo and that they are definitely going to compete for trophies this year. He said that La Liga has also become quite competitive with clubs such as Atletico Madrid and Sevilla competing for trophies now. He believes that this is a good thing for competition as sometimes fans can become fed up to see only Barcelona and Real Madrid competing for the title. Read the rest of this entry »
September 23rd, 2016 by index
France hosted the UEFA Euro’s 2016 and the French national side was one of the favorites of winning the international competition as they had a mix of experience along with youngsters in the squad as well as having a number of highly rated players such as: Paul Pogba, Olivier Giroud, Antoine Griezmann and Patrice Evra.
Despite having a well-rounded squad, Didier Deschamps and his team failed to win the latest edition of the tournament and had to settle with a 2nd place finish as they lost to Portugal in the finals.
KarimBenzema could not participate in the 2016 edition of the Euro’s due to a scandal that he was involved in along with Mathew Valbuena where both of them had an issue with a sex tape.
The French striker of Real Madrid might had given France the final push that they needed in order to win the UEFA Euro’s 2016 but because of this scandal, he was not eligible to make it in.
He is now able to participate in the upcoming international competitions for France but it seems like the head coach of the French national side Didier Deschamps does not have KarimBenzema in his plans.
Didier Deschamps has recently talked about KarimBenzema’s current situation and it doesn’t look like the player of Real Madrid will be performing for the French national side anytime soon as the 28 year old striker said: Read the rest of this entry »
July 25th, 2016 by index
Among the players in demand is Karim Benzema. Arsenal wanted Karim and they are making their demands more pronounced this year.
If Real Madrid would be looking at signing up Lewandowski then Arsenal would respond by seeking out Karim Benzema. This striker of fame comes from Bayern Munich and is being linked through rumors that he will be taken up by Real Madrid. Last summer Arsenal was linked to Benzema and the fact that the team wanted the striker
. However, a deal failed to materialize last year.
however, the This summer Arsenal will probably be going all out for the striker of world fame. There are several reports being circulated about Arsene Wenger wanting to secure this forward player of world class and make him part of his team. They have already promised to pay big money for the transfer of Alvaro Morata. Many media sources claimed that big money is being offered in Madrid if they wish to buy back his services from Juventus. Read the rest of this entry »
May 20th, 2016 by index
Real Madrid centre forward, Karim Benzema, is returning to full fitness at just the right time for Real Madrid, who will play Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final on May 28 after moving past their semi-final opponents in Man City with a 1-0 aggregate.
Coach Zinedine Zidane was relieved to see the Frenchman come back from a hamstring problem and score in Sunday’s 3-2 triumph over Valencia. The victory kept Real Madrid just a point behind League leader Barcelona, with one game to go in the race for the title.
Zidane told Real Madrid’s website:
“He’s not been at 100 percent for a while. We’ve seen that it wasn’t easy for him physically.
“(Against Valencia) he coped with it well and without any problems. We’ve got two games left. He’s getting better every day and he’s not feeling any discomfort from his last injury.”
The French striker has missed 15 games this season through injury but has still scored 28 goals in 34 games in all competitions — close to his record of 31 goals in the 2011-12 campaign, the year Real last won La Liga. The 28-year-old has found the back of the net in 20 of his 34 appearances for Real in the 2015-16 campaign, scoring six more goals than last season. Cristiano Ronaldo is Real’s leading scorer in the league with 33 goals. Read the rest of this entry »
May 4th, 2016 by index
For the fans of Real Madrid there is much to cheer about. Karim Benzema along with Luka Modric and Lucas Vazquez were able to claim a victory over their opposing team Villarreal.
They clinched a victory of three goals to none which was a major point for celebration for the team’s fans. With a catch like the legendary ex football player Zinedine Zidane the team probably does not need much motivation.
For those who watch the match between the two teams, this match has helped Real Madrid gain crucial points that they need and to showcase their skills and competency to other leading teams of Barcelona. The game got off to a positive start as Karim gave the lead to the team and scored a goal in the first half of the game. Lucas Vazquez then came forward. As it is said that football is a game of a team, when all team players put in a concerted effort it is difficult for the opposing team to hold them off. This particular game stood to this point especially. Read the rest of this entry »
November 15th, 2015 by index
GuusHiddink’s reign in charge of the Dutch national football team lasted for 1 year and 3 months as he took charge of the national side on March of 2014 and it reached it’s end on June 2015.
When he signed his contract as the coach of Netherlands, the terms in this deal originally stated that Hiddink was going to be the manager of the national team at least until the 2016 Euro’s but his time at the helm did not survive as long due to a string of unsatisfying results.
With Louis van Gaal at the helm, Netherlands was able to make it into the semifinals of the 2014 as they overcame opponents such as: Mexico, Costa Rica, Spain, Chile and Australia before eventually being eliminated when facing off with Argentina.
Despite being knocked out in the semifinals by Argentina, it was still an impressive campaign for Louis van Gaal and his players. Things quickly began to take a downhill path after Louis van Gaal decided to step down from coaching the national side as he took charge of Manchester United.
GuusHiddink was the man selected to replace Louis van Gaal and Hiddink struggled trying to secure consistent victories as they lost against Italy, Czech Republic and Iceland. Netherlands is even in danger of not qualifying into the 2016 Euro’s as they are currently positioned in the 3rd spot of Group A after only being able to secure 10 points from 6 matches. Iceland and Czech Republic are ahead of them in the group. Read the rest of this entry »
July 23rd, 2015 by index
KarimBenzema is one of the highest rated forwards in the world of football as the Frenchman doesn’t struggle scoring goals and even though he plays in a team which is filled with superstars, he still manages to make an impact in the club and make his presence be felt by his teammates and his opponents as well.
The French attacker found the back of the on 15 occasions for Real Madrid in the previous season which is the 2nd highest amount of goals that any player of the Spanish club managed to score in that season. Benzema managed to score 2 more goals than what James Rodriguez and Gareth Bale scored.
Benzema has attracted the attention of Manchester United and Manchester City as both Premier League clubs are willing to drop a significantly high amount of cash in order to secure the services of the French attacker. City and United both have desire of becoming the new champions of England and they are seeking offensive players and Benzema has entered the radar of both clubs.
Manchester City and Manchester United have enough money to launch a tempting offer towards Real Madrid but according to the agent of KarimBenzema, KarimDjaziri said that his client is very happy at Real Madrid as Benzema would like to retire in the Spanish club. Read the rest of this entry »