Author of a fantastic season at Real Madrid, Karim Benzema scored 30 goals and 9 assists in 46 games. At the end of the contract in 2022, he is announced to return to OL, rumors that he brushes aside with the back of his hand. He will not return to Lyon.
Sparkling at Real Madrid, Karim Benzema (33) amazes with superb repeated performances. Performances so good that they convinced Didier Deschamps to reinstate him within the group of the France team. Since this announcement, Karim Benzema has panicked the press and social networks. For the occasion, the Madrid striker mentioned many subjects other than the Blues including Real Madrid and the Zinedine Zidane case but also his future and OL.
Karim Benzema : ” A return to Lyon planned? (Laughs) Seen where I play today, and where I place my goals … For now, come back, no. Not for the moment. I play for Real Madrid, that’s it, it’s different. In Lyon, I would like what I have already done there to stay forever.”
The dream of the Gones to see the child prodigy again under the colors of OL is now shattered. An aborted return which does not prevent Karim Benzema from following the club’s news: ” I watch their games whenever I can. Sometimes I have Bernard Lacombe on the phone or President Jean-Michel Aulas by message. All my family and friends are here. They had a good season but they lost too many points against small teams and in key moments. This is where the Champions League played out. I am disappointed for them. I hope they will win the Europa League next season. “