Real Madrid star extends his deal at Bernabeu

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 24/01/2020

Real Madrid star Karim Benzema has extended his deal with La Liga giants Real Madrid as the Frenchman signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the Bernabeu till 2022.

Benzema’s current deal will expire at the end of the season but the striker has signed fresh terms with Bernabeu hierarchy.

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Real Madrid is prepared to make Benzema one of the highest-paid in the squad, the 32-year-old has contributed an impressive 16 goals and seven assists in his 26 appearances across all competitions so far this season.

Benzema stepped his game since the second return of Zinedine Zidane at the Santiago Bernabeu dugout.

Real Madrid will take on Real Valladolid the weekend at the Estadio Jose Zorilla on Sunday.