Saudi Arabia’s Al Ittihad have reached an settlement with French striker Karim Benzema to signal him on a two-year deal, Saudi state-run Al Ekhbariya tv station reported on Sunday.
Benzema is about to sign up for Al Ittihad as a loose agent after Actual Madrid stated previous within the day that the 35-year-old would go away the LaLiga membership after 14 trophy-laden years.
Al Ekhbariya stated Al Ittihad’s chairman and vice president had been in Madrid to hammer out a “report deal” with Benzema.
Previous within the day Actual Madrid stated, “Karim Benzema’s profession at Actual Madrid has been an instance of habits and professionalism, and has represented the values of our membership. Karim Benzema has earned the correct to come to a decision his long run.”
The 35-year-old has received 25 trophies with the membership together with 5 Champions Leagues and 4 L. a. Liga titles after his switch from Lyon in 2009. He has scored 353 objectives in all competitions in 647 appearances for Madrid.
Final December, Benzema had apparently introduced his retirement from global degree only a day after France had didn’t win their third International Cup crown. He had ignored the International Cup via damage and all however showed that he has retired from global accountability for France via Twitter, which was once by the way additionally the day of his thirty fifth birthday.