At Real, Florentino Pérez moves heaven and earth to keep his French. While the record Kylian Mbappé is the center of all attention on the side of the Bernabeu, internally, the Merengues leaders are quick to extend its important players, including the French Karim Benzema and Ferland Mendy. The Blues striker at Euro 2020 will officially extend his adventure in Spain for one season, until 2023. As for the former defender of Olympique Lyonnais, Carlo Ancelotti and his staff would like to make him number one at the left side post.
Real Mercato: while waiting for Mbappé, Florentino extends Benzema
The information had been circulating for a few weeks, the tricolor striker of Real Madrid, at the club since 2009, will see his adventure at Los Blancos extend a little more. At the end of the contract in 2022, Karim Benzema will initial an additional season. The player is currently confined to Lyon, where he tested positive for Covid-19. After the renovation of Dani Carvajal and Nacho in defense, Madrid leaders continue to expand the lease of their essential players.
Other Madrid residents at the end of their contract next summer, Gareth Bale, Isco and Marcelo should not extend. If Marcelo has been given the captain’s armband this season, the Welshman could hang up his boots at the end of the coming season. Midfielder Isco is courted by AC Milan. In Spain, the press is categorical, the Andalusian will not continue in Madrid this season, not coming within the plans of Carlo Ancelotti.
Ferland Mendy worshiped in Madrid
Another continuity assured with the Merengues, the 26-year-old side Ferland Mendy is very popular at Real, and should even claim a starting place this season. Arriving in 2019 to compete with Brazilian Marcelo, the player has had two very convincing seasons in La Liga despite injuries that prevent him from reaching his full potential. A time called into question, finally neither Real Madrid nor the player want to separate their way immediately. Why not the year of the explosion for Mendy, who was deprived of Euro because of shin splints a few months ago.