Karim Benzema, whose contract with Real Madrid is supposed to end in June, has reportedly received a huge offer from Saudi Arabia.
While his lease with Real Madrid ends on June 30, the French striker has still not officially extended.
Something to fuel rumors about his future, but also to stir up lust. According to the daily Marca, the former Lyonnais has received an astronomical offer from Saudi Arabia, like Cristiano Ronaldo.
A Saudi club, whose identity has not yet been revealed, has reportedly offered “many millions” to convince the 2022 Ballon d’Or to join the Middle East next summer, according to the Madrid media. It has also been proposed to the “Nueve” the launch of a football academy, to which the player would give his name and his image to develop the young people of the Gulf region.
Although the offer is something to think about, Karim Benzema is said to have finally decided to decline it.
The French international would like to continue his career in Madrid, where he should soon extend for an additional season.
Moreover, according to information from “La Source Parisienne”, Benzema really rejected the first Saudi advances in order “to raise the stakes”.
For the moment, the formation suggests that the offer him an annual salary of 200 million euros. But he preferred 300 million euros.
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