Speaking ahead of Real Madrida s Champions League clash against PSG, injured Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema revealed that he has no plans of leaving the Spanish capital in the future. The Frenchman also spoke about his injury and said that he did not want to rush his return in a bid to be fit for the much anticipated clash.
Karim Benzema has enjoyed a good start this season after scoring 6 goals in the La Liga in as many outings. However, the Frenchman picked up an injury with his national team and looks set to miss Real Madrida s tie against PSG on Wednesday
I don’t want to rush things
As reported by Marca, Benzema said in an interview with Le Journal du Dimanche that though he was trying to regain his fitness, he did not want to rush his return. The striker also praised PSG and revealed that he was expecting a difficult match against the French champions.
“I’m doing everything in my power to come back as soon as possible. I’m working hard to be available to play in Wednesday’s match in Paris, but I don’t want to rush things. We know it’s going to be difficult against them.a
Why would I want to leave?
After being continuously linked with a move to Arsenal this summer, Benzema also used the opportunity to squash all transfer rumours as he claimed that he has no reason to leave Real Madrid. The striker said that he was happy at the Spanish capital as he is a regular a startera at the a best club in the worlda .
“Why would I want to leave? I’m a starter for the best club in the world; I’m happy.a
Reported to be sidelined for 3 weeks, Karim Benzemaa s injury threatens to cripple Real Madrida s campaign this season as Rafael Benitez struggles to maintain the balance in the wake of a series of crucial injuries. Without a second striker in the squad, Benitez is most likely to push Cristiano Ronaldo in a No 9 position with Gareth Bale operating behind him. Luka Modric, James Rodriguez, Pepe and Dani Carvajal remain sidelined along with the Frenchman as Real Madrid travel to PSG looking to maintain their 100% win record in the Champions League.