At OL, everyone dreams of the return of Karim Benzema in his training club to finish his career. Asked by The team on the interest of the Rhone club, the striker of real Madrid responded firmly.
Karim Benzema will not return to OL
Karim Benzema responded bluntly to OL’s interest. For now, he will not play for his training club. He thus ended the dream of Juninho and Jean-Michel Aulas to see him again at the forefront of the Gones attack. “At Olympique Lyonnais, I would like what I have already done there to stay forever. For now, come back, no. Not for the moment ”, indicated the striker of Meringues in the sporting daily newspaper. Note that Karim Benzema is under contract with Real Madrid until June 2022, but there has been talk in recent weeks of the extension of this lease. “I play for Real Madrid, that’s it, it’s different. […]. Seen where I play today, and where I place my goals… ”, explained the 33-year-old Habs.
Real Madrid striker disappointed for Lyon
OL have not qualified for the UEFA Champions League and will be content with a place in the Europa League. Rudi Garcia’s side missed the boat in the last decisive game against OGC Nice. She bowed at Groupama Stadium (2-3) in front of the Aiglons who had nothing more to gain in this final Ligue 1 match. Karim Benzema shared the disappointment of the Lyonnais. “They had a good season, but they lost too many points against small teams and in key moments. It was at these times that their non-qualification for the Champions League was played out. I am disappointed for them. I hope they will win the Europa League, ”said the former OL No. 10.