Karim Benzema

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Spain and France meet on Saturday in a mouth-watering Euro 2012 quarter-finals clash, with a close game predicted between two of the tournament's favourites. Spain qualified top of Group C after beating Republic of Ireland and Croatia, and drawing with Italy. Vicente del Bosque's men have not been at their ominous best as yet in…
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One of the most highly-anticipated group stage games will be played on Monday, as old enemies England and France do battle in Group D. England are a team in transition, with new manager Roy Hodgson at the helm and looking to succeed at an international tournament where predecessors Fabio Capello and Sven-Goran Eriksson have failed.…
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Wayne Rooney vs Karim Benzema comparison: total passes, accurate passes, field penetrations...
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France enter Euro 2012 as a slight underdog, after a less than convincing qualifying campaign left them down the seedings. However, Laurent Blanc has bred a winning mentality into a team that will look to get back to former glories and put an awful 2010 World Cup campaign behind them. Despite the likes of Germany,…
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An insatiable hunger for goals has enabled Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gonzalo Higuaín to record more than 100 goals between them in domestic and European competition.
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Transfer speculation around Europe is beginning to heat up with a number of players linked with moves to and from clubs, but the Premier League and in particular, Liverpool, seem to be at it again in terms of ear-marking players for purchase.  With the Premier League season in full swing teams have already lined up…
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Bayern Munich are into the last 16 of the German Cup after seeing off German minnows FC Ingolstadt.  There were plenty of fresh faces for Bayern, and the 63,000 inside the Allianz Arena were left to wait patiently as the side picked their moments in Ingolstadt's leaky defence.  Goals from Thomas Müller, David Alaba, a…
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Cesc Fabregas made his Barcelona debut last night in an explosive Spanish Super Cup encounter against bitter rivals Real Madrid. The Spanish midfielder marked his £40 million move from Arsenal by coming on as a late substitute and being at the centre of yet another brawl between the two sides. Barcelona triumphed 3-2 on the…
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Jose Mourinho has quashed rumours that Karim Benzema is set to leave Real Madrid this summer claiming that the player will have a major role to play in the coming season. The Portuguese boss stated, ‘Karim now thinks about football in the same way that I do. He has everything required to have a great…
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After finally rewarding themselves with the signature of striker Gervinho, Arsenal have been bombarded with even more doubt and frustrations after finding out that Pep Guardiola is willing to wait until the deadline day madness to prise Cesc Fabregas from Arsenal and finally "bring the Spaniard home." The Catalan giants have bid £27million and £31m…
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Arsenal have been told they must pay at least £23 million to land Valencia midfielder Juan Mata. The Gunners were said to be lining up an £18 million bid for the Spanish international as Arsene Wenger attempts to assemble a team capable of challenging for the Premier League title once more. Valencia, however, will not…
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Following the blow of losing out to Manchester United in the race to sign Phil Jones, Arsene Wenger has moved quickly and is said to be in talks with Blackburn Rovers defender Chris Samba and Bolton’s England international Gary Cahill. Wenger has accepted that his back-line desperately needs strengthening and he wants players who have…