Karim Benzema ‘reaches agreement with Real Madrid over new deal’
Karim Benzema has reportedly come to a verbal agreement with Real Madrid over a new contract, with the striker set to pen a contract till the tip of the 2023-24 marketing campaign.
The 35-year-old’s present deal at Bernabeu is because of expire on the finish of June, however the membership have allegedly remained calm relating to his future.
Benzema has had his health issues in the course of the present season, however he has nonetheless managed to contribute 18 objectives and 5 assists in 27 appearances in all competitions.
The Frenchman was lacking in opposition to Espanyol within the league on Saturday as a consequence of an ankle damage however is again within the squad for Wednesday’s Champions League last-16 second leg with Liverpool.
In response to L’Equipe, Benzema has now come to a verbal agreement with the European and Spanish champions over a deal till the summer season of 2024.
The report claims that the ahead met with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez earlier this week, and an agreement over a contract till subsequent June was reached.
There’ll allegedly be an official announcement ‘within the coming weeks’, with Benzema set to symbolize the capital giants for at the very least yet one more marketing campaign.
The ahead moved to Real Madrid from Lyon in 2009, and he has turned out for Los Blancos on 632 events in all competitions, scoring 341 objectives and contributing 164 assists within the course of.
Benzema has received 4 La Liga titles, two Copa del Rey trophies and 5 Champions League crowns throughout a highly-successful interval within the Spanish capital.
The Frenchman was in excellent type for Real Madrid in the course of the 2021-22 marketing campaign, scoring 44 objectives and registering 15 assists in 46 appearances in all competitions.
Benzema was largely out there final time period, solely lacking three league matches by damage, however he has suffered a bunch of health issues in the course of the 2022-23 season.
The ahead has struggled with muscular fatigue this time period, and there have been claims that Carlo Ancelotti‘s facet are planning to maneuver for at the very least one new attacker this summer season.
Manchester City‘s Erling Braut Haaland is claimed to the membership’s main goal, whereas Paris Saint-Germain‘s Kylian Mbappe continues to be linked with a change to Bernabeu.