BENZEMA SIGNS NEW MADRID CONTRACT EXTENSION

Real Madrid and Karim Benzema have decided that they want to continue their partnership after the striker recently signed a new contract extension at the club. Benzema, a long-serving player at the Santiago Bernabeu, has been a mainstay in the Real Madrid starting lineup since making his debut for the club and he has grown from strength to strength, establishing himself as one of the most important players at the club. He has also done enough to earn himself the status of a legend at Real Madrid and is a loved player among the club’s fans.

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Benzema was signed as a very young striker from French Ligue 1 side Olympique Lyon in the summer transfer window of 2009 and he has not looked back since then. Benzema has somehow managed to remain a Real Madrid player despite the club signing a lot of other attackers while he has still remained at the club. The Los Blancos have been under the management of several managers in the last couple of years but while others have all dispersed, he has remained at the club and they are now set to continue their journey together for at least another two years.
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BENZEMA WANTS CONTINUED REAL MADRID STAY

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has refuted claims that he could be leaving the Spanish La Liga giants this summer and has insisted that he wants to continue playing for the club. Benzema scored two goals for France on Monday night against Switzerland in their Euros 2020 knockout round encounter but the goals were not enough to see them proceed to the next round as they were knocked out by the Swiss side on penalties after playing out a 3-3 draw.

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France went behind early in the first half of the tie and trailed till the end of the opening 45 minutes before getting an equalizer through Benzema in the second half. The striker scored another goal in what was a quick-fire brace and he put France in the lead. Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba scored a third for Les Blues to make the scoreline 3-1 but they could not preserve the lead as they conceded two goals which saw Switzerland equalize to make the scoreline 3-3.
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BENZEMA: I’M SUPER EXCITED TO RETURN TO THE FRENCH TEAM

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has expressed his excitement and delight to be rejoining the France national team after more than six years out of the squad. The former Lyon striker was banned from ever representing his country’s national team after he and his former France teammate Valbuena were careless to have had their sex tape released to the internet. The incident, which occurred back in 2014, was enough to have him thrown out of the France squad by the France Football Federation and he had never gotten a call-up from them until this week.

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Even though the striker has since been performing brilliantly for Real Madrid since then, there had not been a perfect excuse for France to recall him to the squad. However, in what will be a happy return for the prolific goalscorer, he will now be able to represent his country at international competitions, starting from the EUROS 2020-2021 after France national team head coach Didier Deschamps sent him a surprise call-up to link up with the rest of the squad.
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REAL MADRID VS CHELSEA: THE BIG PERFORMERS

It was a clash of the titans when Chelsea and Real Madrid played in the semi-final of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night and there were both positives and negatives for both clubs to take out of the tie. Both sides fought out a worthy battle and eventually set up a second leg clash that is perceived to be an interesting one.

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Chelsea striker Timo Werner opened the scoring and gave the Blues the lead to light up the clash. However, Karim Benzema made it a battle of the strikers of both sides as he came up clutch once again for the Los Blancos to draw the tie level. With both sides missing valuable and precious chances to go ahead, the game would then end in a 1-1 draw, meaning that the second leg will be a clash to play for.
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BENZEMA CLOSE GAP ON RAUL

Real Madrid talisman Karim Benzema has closed the gap on club legend Raul Gonzalez on the Champions League overall scoring chart after his goal against Italian Serie A team Atalanta in the second leg of the round of 16 tie between the two clubs. Karim Benzema was on target for Real Madrid in the 3-1 home win over Atalanta on Tuesday night as the Spanish team sealed a quarterfinal place with a 4-1 aggregate victory after they had won the away leg 1-0 over 10-man Atalanta courtesy the late goal from French left-back Ferland Mendy.

Atalanta were the better team at the start of the second leg until Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric pounced on a poor pass from Atalanta shot stopper Marco Sportiellobefore providing the assist for Karim Benzema to score the opener in the second leg on 34 minutes. Karim Benzema was able to take his goal tally to five goals in six Champions League games this season and 21 goals in 31 games for Real Madrid in all competitions this term. With the goal against Atalanta, Karim Benzema took his Champions League tally to 68 goals thus closing the gap on Real Madrid legend Raul Gonzalez in fourth position. Benzema is in fifth position on the list of the overall Champions League leading goalscorersand the Frenchman is now within three goals of Raul Gonzalez. Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski is third on the list with 73 goals, while Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi is second with 120 goals. Juventus player Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 134 goals and he has the most goals in the history of the competition.
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REAL MADRID TEAM NEWS AHEAD OF REAL VALLADOLID CLASH

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 TEAM NEWS AHEAD OF REAL VALLADOLID CLASH

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

BENZEMA TO FACE TRIAL OVER 2015 SEX-TAPE BLACKMAIL

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

BENZEMA NOW HAS 50-50 CHANCE OF RETURNING AGAINST INTER

 

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.
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MADRID CAN’T AFFORD MAJOR SIGNING

 

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.
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