Karim Benzema in Lyon? A rumor that is enough to make Groupama Stadium regulars salivate... It is by Fabrizio Romano. Although he takes care to specify that at the moment “there is nothing concrete or serious” about the future of the person concerned, the Italian journalist describes a “tense situation” between the 36-year-old former French international and his club, Al-Ittihad, who is training solo after his late return from vacation. Romano points out the obvious: it will be very complicated for a European club to repatriate Benzema because of his salary.
Moreover, Saudi decision-makers would prefer to find a way out… in Saudi Arabia, to choose. In the meantime, "there is a man who is doing everything in his power in Europe to sign Karim Benzema, it is John Textor, the owner of Olympique Lyonnais", he assures, specifying that the finances of OL obviously do not make it possible to align with the Saudi salary of the former Gone. To return to his training club, Karim Benzema would have to make enormous efforts on his remuneration, having left OL in 2009 for Real.
Lenny Yoro at PSG? The capital club's interest in the young (18 year old) Losc defender is not new. Several other big players in Europe are on board. According to Foot Mercato, the two clubs will discuss a potential transfer this week, knowing that the native of Saint-Maurice (94) represents the Parisian priority in defense for the winter transfer window. Yoro is under contract until 2025 at Lille, his training club, he who has already played 40 matches with the Mastiffs.
Various sources mention OM's interest in Nantes player Quentin Merlin, and even an agreement between the Marseille club and the 21-year-old player. The management of the Canaries nevertheless assures RMC that they have not received any offer from Marseille. The FCN further affirms that it “is not a seller and is not awaiting financial inflows”. Of which act. In this period, that does not mean that the series is over...
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