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Karim Benzema during his presentation at Al-Ittihad. STRINGER/REUTERS
According to the Real Madrid defender, the captain of the Merengues would not have warned his teammates before his departure to Saudi Arabia.
Lack of cl? According to Real Madrid vice-captain and Spanish international Nacho Fernandez, Karim Benzema did not warn his teammates before flying to Saudi Arabia. The Madrid locker room would have learned it once the formalization was recorded.
During an interview with the cope , a Spanish radio, Nacho returned to the end of the Real Madrid season. The 33-year-old Swiss Army defender was disappointed after the departure of Karim Benzema. “He didn’t tell the team. We didn’t know anything, just like you. We learned after the officialization, insists the No. 6 of Real Madrid, who does not seem surprised. Benzema didn’t tell us he was leaving. He is a very introverted person, he likes to keep things very hidden.»
After the departure of Karim Benzema, Nacho Fernandez is one of the candidates for the armband. However, the 33-year-old defender rarely starts. Only 18 games started in the league this season. But the defender with 23 caps with La Roja is a one-club man. He recently extended his contract in the Spanish capital for a year. He is now linked until 2024 with Real Madrid. During his interview, the defender did not hesitate to send a spade to the French striker. “I don’t want to leave Real Madrid like this. I want it to be special.»