Karim Benzema won't stay with Real Madrid next season

AP , Sunday 4 Jun 2023

Real Madrid says Karim Benzema will not have his contract renewed for next season

Real Madrid s French forward Karim Benzema applauds before the Spanish League football match between Real Madrid CF and CA Osasuna at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 2, 2022. AFP


Karim Benzema will not have his contract renewed with Real Madrid next season, the club said Sunday.

Real Madrid said it reached an agreement with the French striker to “put an end to his brilliant and unforgettable” stint with the club.

The announcement comes amid reports that Benzema will play in Saudi Arabia.

Benzema had been with Madrid since 2009, playing 14 seasons with the club. He helped Madrid win 25 titles, a record for any player with the Spanish powerhouse.

Among his titles were five Champions Leagues, five Club World Cups and four Spanish leagues.

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