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Benzema under pressure, wants to leave Saudi club

Benzema under pressure, wants to leave Saudi club

He told the meeting “he doesn’t feel he is able to give his best because of the current pressure at Ittihad”. Contacted by AFP, Benzema’s entourage declined to comment

24 January,2024 06:24 AM IST | Riyadh | AFP
Knives out after Karim Benzema slumps in Saudi

Knives out after Karim Benzema slumps in Saudi

On Tuesday, Karim Benzema missed three clear scoring chances and gave away a penalty as Al-Ittihad slumped to their third straight defeat

29 December,2023 05:06 PM IST | Riyadh | mid-day online correspondent
Benzema penalty saved as Al-Ittihad exits Club World Cup in Saudi Arabia

Benzema penalty saved as Al-Ittihad exits Club World Cup in Saudi Arabia

Urawa earned its place at the seven-team Club World Cup by winning the Asian Champions League in February, beating Saudi club Al-Hilal in the final

17 December,2023 01:30 PM IST | Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) | AP
Benzema, Kante strike as Al Ittihad beat Auckland

Benzema, Kante strike as Al Ittihad beat Auckland

Brazilian Romarinho, N’Golo Kante and Benzema scored in the first half to book their team’s place in the second round, where they will face Al Ahly of Egypt on Friday.

14 December,2023 06:55 AM IST | Jeddah | AFP
Karim Benzema’s lawyer refutes group link

Karim Benzema’s lawyer refutes group link

“This is false! Karim Benzema has never had the slightest relationship with this organisation,” Benzema’s lawyer Hugues Vigier said in a statement

20 October,2023 08:10 AM IST | Paris | AFP
Ronaldo, Neymar and Benzema set sights on Asian Champions League title

Ronaldo, Neymar and Benzema set sights on Asian Champions League title

Mumbai City has been placed in the same group and the Indians are looking forward to a chance to take on Hilal and especially its Brazilian superstar

17 September,2023 10:12 AM IST | Seoul | AP
Jordan Henderson completes move from Liverpool to Saudi club Al-Ettifaq

Jordan Henderson completes move from Liverpool to Saudi club Al-Ettifaq

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has completed his transfer to Saudi Pro League side Al-Ettifaq, both clubs announced on Thursday

27 July,2023 06:36 PM IST | Liverpool | mid-day online correspondent
Kante joins Benzema at Saudi champs Al-Ittihad

Kante joins Benzema at Saudi champs Al-Ittihad

Welcome to our new tiger Kante,” a reference to the team’s nickname. 32-year-old Kante won the World Cup with France in 2018

22 June,2023 08:02 AM IST | Riyadh | AFP
Kante likely to join Benzema at Al-Ittihad

Kante likely to join Benzema at Al-Ittihad

Kante, 32, underwent a full medical before the contract was signed, the source said on condition of anonymity, not being authorised to make the information public

08 June,2023 08:26 AM IST | Riyadh | AFP
Leaving Real Madrid hurts: Karim Benzema

Leaving Real Madrid hurts: Karim Benzema

“It’s a bit of a sad day, because I am leaving this club, it hurts me, because I had a dream in my head—to sign for Madrid, and finish at Madrid, but sometimes life gives you other opportunities,” said Benzema in a speech during his farewell at Madrid’s training ground

07 June,2023 09:59 AM IST | Madrid | AFP

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