Karim Benzema poses with Florentino Pérez / Image: Twitter Official Real Madrid


OFFICIAL: Benzema will remain at Real Madrid until 2023

Published:20/08/2021 - 16:01h

Updated:20/08/2021 - 16:52h

Real Madrid announced on Friday the renewal of Karim Benzema until June 2023. The Frenchman, who had just signed a contract in 2022, will continue another year in the Madrid squad.

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The Real Madrid has announced this Friday the renewal of his maximum goleador and his leader in attack, Karim Benzema, that will be still in the club until 2023. "Karim Benzema signed his renewal of agreement in the Ciudad Real Madrid, accompanied by the president Florentino Pérez. The forward remains linked to our club until 30 June 2023", informed the madridistas in a communiqué.

The Frenchman finished agreement in 2022 and his enlargement was a secret to voices from did a lot. The forward always has had clear that wanted to follow dress of white and has not put any problem to arrive to an agreement. To his 33 years, the '9' will continue in Santiago Bernabéu at least until the 35 to go on doing history and to follow expanding his legend, that has gone to more these last years.

After the course of Cristiano Ronaldo, has been Benzema the one who has assumed all the chevrons in attack and the one who has led to the Madrid in the section goleador. The French has been it all in the offensive plot from the 2018 and if it had not been by him the ones of the capital had not achieved to win LaLiga and the Supercopa of Spain of the 2020. The merengues have lived these last seasons of him in all the concerning the goal and this renewal is more than deserved.

On the contrary of what sucedió with Sergio Bouquets, that demanded two years ensured to renew and an increase salarial that never arrived, Karim has conformed with what the entity has wanted to him offer. Florentino Pérez, in fact, offered him sign until 2024 directly, but went the own tip the one who preferred to go year to year to see how answers his body to final of each campaign

Benzema Will follow winning the same

Reportedly, his wage will keep on being the same, that is of roughly 11 million net euros to the year. To this figure it would be necessary to discount him 10% of discount that all the players that have renewed have accepted in front of the crisis of the coronavirus. Benzema, therefore, will keep on being one of the better players paid of the staff, by behind Eden Hazard and of Gareth Bleat, that are those that more win in the changing room.

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