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Benzema speaks on his future at Real Madrid

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Karim Benzema has shed more light on his contract situation at Real Madrid. The Frenchman has not fully taken a decision yet.

Karim Benzema has said his door is open with regard to Real Madrid entering into talks over a new contract.

The Frenchman has reinforced his value to Real this term with a string of important goals, the latest of which was a last-minute winner against Elche at the weekend.

The 33-year-old’s contract runs until 2022, but he is open to discussing a fresh commitment with the Spanish champions.

“I go day by day,” Benzema said as quoted by AS on Monday.

“I enjoy every training session, every game.”

“I have a contract until 2022 but my door is open if the president wants to renew me. This is the best club in the world.”

Benzema was also asked for his opinion on reports that suggested Bernabeu legend Cristiano Ronaldo could head back to the club.

“I did a lot here with him, a lot of goals and assists,” Benzema said. “It was three years ago. He’s at another club now. I’m not the president or the coach.

“I don’t know if he’s good or not at Juventus.

“Playing with him again? He was always good to me. And he always scores goals.”

Following the departure of Ronaldo in 2018, Benzema adopted the role of Real’s leading marksman. He has taken the responsibility on his shoulders, and 27 goals across all competitions last term led Real to the Liga title.

This season, the 33-year-old remains Los Blancos’ hitman in front of goal and all of their title hopes rest on him once again.

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