Real Madrid will continue their sole mission of putting increased pressure on La Liga table-toppers Atletico Madrid when they make a trip to Real Valladolid in their next league clash on Saturday evening. Zinedine Zidane saw his players secure a comfortable 2-0 win over Valencia in their last league clash, their third straight win in the league, and they will want to keep the momentum and high spirits intact.
Toni Kroos and Karim Benzema were the scorers for Madrid who continue to maintain their second position in the league table. However, ahead of their trip to Valladolid on Saturday, the Madrid club continue to battle with injury crises and have a couple of stars who have missed a large chunk of games due to several injuries this season. Read More
Real Madrid’s French forward Karim Benzema will reportedly face trial for his alleged participation in certain accusations suggesting that he was responsible for blackmailing former France national team-mate Mathieu Valbuena back in 2015. The incident may have happened six years ago, but it has come back to haunt the Real Madrid forward who has reacted unhappily to the reports that he will have to face a trial.
The office of the prosecutor is saying that Benzema would have to stand a trial as a result of the charge of conspiracy over an attempt to blackmail. In his own way of reacting to the news, Benzema posted a screenshot of an image which had the headline of his trial on his Instagram story, and in his caption, he asked how long the farce is going to last. Read More
In what will come as good news with everyone associated with Real Madrid Football Club, it has been declared that French striker Karim Benzema may likely return from injury against Inter Milan as both clubs lock horns in the UEFA Champions League this week.
Benzema missed Madrid’s 1-1 draw with Villarreal on Saturday due to injury and it was declared earlier that he will be missing the Inter game. However, a recent statement has been released insinuating that the star striker could be back to the starting eleven as he looks to help his side secure a win.
Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez has declared that the club are still feeling the full effects of the Covid19 pandemic like many other clubs. He therefore revealed further that there will be no major incoming transfer at the end of the season.
Madrid turned to a winning machine after La Liga resumed, winning ten consecutive matches on their way to a 34th La Liga title – which was confirmed after a 2-1 victory over Villarreal on match day 37, with a game to spare.
Liverpool and England right back Trent Alexander Arnold has named former Barcelona defender Dani Alves as the full backs he tried to learn from. The right back also stated that he wants to take his game to the next level. Arnold reached double figures for assists last season and he is on course to reach even higher figures this season, but he has admitted he needed to add more goals to his game.
The 20-year-old has been a revelation for Jurgen Klopp’s side over the last three seasons, making 90 appearances and registering 22 assists from the right-back position.
Chelsea are looking forward to signing RB Leipzig hot shot, Timo Werner, as the Premier League giant look to strengthen their side in the summer transfer window.
Frank Lampard has man0euvered the season without any new arrivals. Chelsea were banned from signing new players. A decision that was rescinded at court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, in December thereby opening the window to bring in players in January.
Real Madrid has temporarily moved to the top of the La Liga and it is all thanks to goals the French duo, Varane and Karim Benzema.
Espanyol couldn’t help keep their local rivals, Barcelona as they fell apart after Benzema added to Varane’s first half strike.
There are rumours that if the Real Madrid and Zinedine Zidane affair does not yield as much fruits at the end of the season, Florentino Perez would be forced to bring on another coach. A name common to most lips is that of former coach Jose Mourinho.
Since the exit of the Portuguese from Manchester United, he has been doing more of punditry and adverts – one of which is the famous Paddy Power Games flick. Zidane’s second coming has been filled with bumps but then it was a rebuilding effort and sacrifices had to be made. Eden Hazard has been slow to pick up, the midfield has not been as potent and then the Thibaut Courtois issues.
Many players are getting inspired from Karim Benzema because of his longevity to reach the top. He has been able to establish once again as one of the elite strikers of the world in the previous year. Benzema received much applause for his achievement. Among the players who have praised him, Raphael Varane is one of them. He has seen Benzema in action many times as he has been his team-mate for Real Madrid for a long time. Raphael stated that Benzema is really his inspiration and he admires and respects him a lot.
Karim Benzema joined Real Madrid in the year 2009. He has been able to shape out his incredible career at the Santiago Bernabeu. Rediscovering his best form has been the most inspiring and impressive thing in his entire career with Real Madrid. He has faced a lot of struggles between the years 2016 and 2018 when he scored just 16 goals in 61 matches. But later, Benzema, who is from Lyon Academy, was able to re-establish himself.
Real Madrid have undergone a summer spree signing several players after enduring a disappointing season. The Spanish giants have brought in several top quality players as they look to challenge rivals Barcelona next season.
This is how the club would most likely line-up next season:
Thibaut Courtois is expected to be the first choice goalkeeper at the club in what would be a better campaign than last season.