Staying on the bench against Ireland, Randal Kolo Muani could make his return with the Blues on Tuesday night during the friendly match in Germany
From Saudi Arabia, Karim Benzema supports his training club, a Olympique Lyonnais who finished last in Ligue 1 after 4 days.
Jean-Michel Aulas was never able to fulfill his dream of bringing Karim Benzema back to OL. Having become a legend of Real Madrid and French football by offering himself the Ballon d’Or 2022, the now 35-year-old striker headed to Saudi Arabia this summer to continue his career at Al-Ittihad.
From Jeddah, “KB9” does not forget the Gones. On Sunday, he posted a photo of himself in the Lyon jersey, in front of the North turn of the Stade de Gerland. From 2005 to 2009, the kid from Bron scored 66 goals in 158 matches with his club trainer. Benzema is probably pained by the turn of events at Olympique Lyonnais.
The Rhodanien club, acquired by John Textor from the United States, went through a nightmare, with recruitment difficulties (owing to the sanctioning of the PSL), catastrophic results in League One (no victory for a final international break before the imminent replacement of Laurent Blanc), and a military transition between “JMA” and the current owner.