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 A decision that was rescinded at court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, in December thereby opening the window to bring in players in January.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.
The French duo of Real Madrid Zinedine Zidane and Karim Benzema mutually agreed to pertain to this season’s goal scoring issue.
Karim Benzema is the striker of Real Madrid and he is at the top of club’s scoring charts and in this season, he has found the net 26 times of the back. This season has been the blockbuster for the main player man of the team and despite not doing good on penalties. The matter of fact is that Benzema is before the likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Cristiano Ronaldo and Raheem Sterling pertaining to the number of goals.
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema who remains banished from the France national setup for four years running is not expected to get a call-up anytime soon. The player says he holds no grudges despite the snub. Benzema does not want to go crazy over the situation, preferring to make peace with it.
The Real Madrid has played in 81 games and scored 27 goals for France since making his debut in March 2007.He has not been called-up since August 2015 due to his alleged involvement in an attempt to blackmail ex-Lyon footballer Mathieu Valbuena over a sex-tape.
Real Madrid were guilty of complacency as they struggled to see off the lowly Rayo Vallecano at the Santiago Bernabeu at the weekend.
Benzema was the cream of the crop for the Spanish giants, tormenting the Vallecano defense on a regular basis and getting his name on the score sheet. He hobbled off the pitch towards the end of the match as he picked a slight injury to his ankle and is now a doubt for the World Club Cup starting this month.
Real Madrid star Karim Benzema has admitted the pressure is growing on him to deliver more goals for the Spanish giants following the departure of former superstar teammate Cristiano Ronaldo.
Ronaldo scored 311 goals in 275 La Liga appearances in the famous all-white jersey before ending his nine year stint at the Bernabeu in July after completing a move to Italian giants Juventus.