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Benzema & Real Madrid accept French Federation’s decision

Karim BenzemaandReal Madridhave publicly expressed their understanding with regard to the French Football Federation’s decision to suspend the forward until such time as the 27-year-old’s alleged part in a blackmail and sex-tape case involving international teammate Mathieu Valbuena is resolved. Upon being informed of the news, Benzema took to Twitter ...

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Real Madrid give backing to Karim Benzema

Real Madrid have released a statement in support of beleaguered striker Karim Benzema. The French striker was questioned this week at a police station in Paris over an alleged blackmail plot against fellow Les Bleus team mate Matieu Valbuena over a sex video. He was released on Thursday but a ...

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Hugo Lloris: Karim Benzema is key for France

France and Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris says Karim Benzema is a key member of the Les Bleus side despite his goalscoring troubles an international level. While Benzema leads the way in La Liga this season with five goals, the 27-year-old striker only has one goal in his last 12 appearances ...

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Ronaldo and Messi

Patrick Kluivert: MSN is better than BBC

Former Barcelona forward Patrick Kluivert says Barcelona’s attacking trio of Leo Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar is better than Real Madrid’s strikeforce of Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo. Barcelona won the treble last year with the so called MSN playing a key role while Madrid’s BBC were left ...

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Real Madrid 1 – Granada 0 Match Report; Navas saves Los Blancos

Real Madrid earned a hard-fought 1-0 victory against Granada thanks to a goal from Karim Benzema in a very difficult match for the hosts. Granada played a good game and were close to savaging a point, but Los Blancos got lucky as the referee incorrectly disallowed a goal from El-Arabi. ...

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Isco Bournemouth

We’re on a positive run – Isco

Real Madrid midfielder Isco has said the players are pleased with their positive run of form after their opening day Champions League win against Shakhtar Donesk. Los Blancos ran out 4-0 winners with Karim Benzema opening the scoring and Cristiano Ronaldo grabbing a hat trick. It means the 10-time Champions ...

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“We Must Improve”

Karim Benzema says the Real Madrid players must improve despite their emphatic win over Shakhtar Donesk on Tuesday. Los Blancos kicked off their European campaign with a 4-0 over the Ukrainians at the Santiago Bernabeu, with Benzema netting the opener on the half hour mark and Cristiano Ronaldo netting his ...

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Karim Benzema: Angel di Maria will succeed at PSG

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema says his friend and former team mate Angel di Maria will succeed PSG at but he’s surprised his move to Manchester United didn’t work out. The Argentine winger left the Santiago Bernabeu last summer for Old Trafford but spent only one season in the Premier ...

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Karim Benzema: No truth in transfer rumours

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has once again reiterated there is no truth in speculation he could move to Arsenal or Manchester United. The France forward was strongly linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium this summer with the FA Cup and Community Shield winners believed to have been ...

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United wanted Bale, Benzema and Varane

Florentino Perez has claimed Manchester United wanted to sign Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Raphael Varane this summer but the trio were happy to stay in the Spanish capital. Much has been written in the past few days over the fall out from David de Gea’s failed transfer to the ...

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