The good news continues for Karim Benzema. Recalled in the France team after five and a half years of absence, the French striker should receive a new contract at Real Madrid, with a nice increase in the key.
Real Madrid: a new contract for Benzema
Real Madrid striker, Karim Benzema seems to be accumulating good news in recent weeks. If his return to the France team was subject to the test of doubt, he was finally summoned by coach Didier Deschamps. Five years and seven months after his last selection, Karim Benzema is back with the Blues. Elected best French player playing abroad, the 33-year-old striker is on the list of 26 players selected by Didier Deschamps to play the Euro scheduled from June 11 to July 11.
The latest news that is also the joy of socios merengues on the web concerns the future of KB9 in Madrid. According to information from Sky Sport, the Madrid club are determined to extend their center forward. Thanks to his brilliant performances during the season, Karim Benzema would even be rewarded with a nice salary increase.
An extension until June 2023
The French striker is one of the centerpieces of Zinédine Zidane’s squad. Since Cristiano Ronaldo’s departure from Juventus, he has become Madrid’s new attacking leader. This season, in 45 matches, Karim Benzema scored 29 goals and delivered 8 assists. A total that convinced Real Madrid to reward their striker. Sky Sport explains that the Madrid club have decided to extend his contract until June 2023. Negotiations between the two parties should begin in the coming days. As a reminder, the 33-year-old striker has a lease that runs until June 2022.