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Karim Benzema 9 asked on going back to his old club

When asked about a possible return to Olympique Lyon to end his career after Real Madrid, Karim Benzema answered directly.


Benzema wants to extend the Real Madrid contract

Karim Benzema, who in 2009 left Lyon, is still on contract with Real Madrid. Thus, he will start his 14th consecutive season in the shirt of the Spanish club. Still performing at 34, the Madrid striker isn’t about to hang up. On the contrary, he hopes to extend his contract with Madrid, which ends on June 30, 2023.


“When will I renew? I don’t know. I still have a year left on my contract at Bernabeu. After that, I’ll see what happens,” said the Real Madrid striker. Speaking of performances, Karim Benzema finished the season at the top of the La Liga scorer list with 27 goals in 32 games played, in addition to the Spanish title. He is also the top scorer in the Champions League with 15 goals ahead of the final game against Liverpool on Saturday at the Stade de France.

Karim Benzema will not return to Lyon


While there are rumours about a possible return of Karim Benzema to the Ligue 1 club Lyon, with the end of his contract in Madrid approaching, he has made it clear that he will not return to his former club. Just because he decided to end his career at Real Madrid. “Should I retire in Madrid? That is a question to which I will answer yes,” said the former Olympique Lyon player. “I don’t see a club that can give me what I have here in Madrid. I do not see. For me, Madrid is Madrid,” Benzema justifies.

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