Mercato | Mercato – Real Madrid: Karim Benzema has clear ideas for his future!

Posted on October 20, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. by G.d.S.S.

Recently extended until June 2023 by Real Madrid, Karim Benzema seems determined to continue his career at the highest level for as long as possible with club merengue. And the French striker announces the color on this subject.

On August 20, Real Madrid formalized the contract extension of Karim Benzema until June 2023, setting the future for the 33-year-old French striker who looks set to end his career at the highest level with club merengue. Indispensable for a few years now in the attacking sector of Real Madrid , Benzema had succeeded in assuming the role of leader of the attack after the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo for Juventus in 2018. And the French striker, who found the Blues last summer after six years of absence, seems very serene about his future at Real Madrid .

” I do not look at the age ”

In a large interview granted to the microphone of Canal + Tuesday evening, Karim Benzema took stock of his future and a possible departure to the retirement at the end of its history with Real Madrid : “I take year by year. As long as I have this desire, this joy, and I love football, I keep going. I'm not looking at the age or what's going on. It all depends on how I feel physically. I will never force things. I am 33 years old ; I will have 34 in December. I keep playing, I just feel better and better, so I have to keep going. And make the most of it, ”says Benzema . And why not consider a possible experience in MLS after the end of his contract in Spain? He prefers to kick in touch on this subject: “I love the United States. Football is getting better and better there. But am I telling you that I will sign there? For now, I'm in Madrid, ”continues the number 9 of Real Madrid , who has therefore not planned to move for the moment.

OL are dreaming de Benzema…

However, the president of the OL Jean-Michel Aulas dreams of a return of the child prodigy to the club before the end of his career, he who had trained Karim Benzema before letting him slip away to Real Madrid in 2009 for € 35 million: “Karim has never played at Groupama Stadium before . The future will tell if, by the time he ends his career, there is any possibility of closer ties. He has had an exceptional career at Real Madrid and in the French team. It's a great source of pride because she's a child of OL, ”said Aulas at a press conference at the beginning of September, thus opening the door wide for the striker of Real Madrid . However, Karim Benzema seems to have other plans for the moment …

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