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He's desperate to exit, the reason behind Benzema and Gallardo's latest fight

The French player could take a quick and unexpected measure to exit from Al Ittihad

By Mario Perez

Karim Benzema would be desperate to exit from Al Ittihad due to his conflict with Marcelo Gallardo.
Karim Benzema would be desperate to exit from Al Ittihad due to his conflict with Marcelo Gallardo.
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Real Madrid former striker Karim Benzema would be living horrible days in his career, as the player would have initiated a strong conflict with the new manager of Al Ittihad, the Argentine coach Marcelo Gallardo, known for having lived sensational performances in River Plate, having led the Argentine club to some of the most successful years in the club’s history.

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In this sense, Karim Benzema, who arrived to Al Ittihad as the greatest star in the Saudi team after having won the Ballon d’Or as a Real Madrid player, could be living his latest days at the Saudi football, which he would be ready to abandon in order to out of the discipline managed by Gallardo as it was reported by the French news agency France press.

According to the Spanish sporting journal Marca, Benzema would have initiated a great conflict with the Argentine manager due to delay of the Frenchman in the team’s preseason, alleging that inclement weather in the place where he was on vacation prevented him from returning, while the manager Marcelo Gallardo forced him to train alone in Saudi Arabia.

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The player is looking for a departure from Saudi football

Following the sources of Marca, the striker has not been called up to join the rest of his team in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where Al-Ittihad is carrying out its pre-season before the restart of the competition on February 7, which has caused that the player would be looking for a departure from Saudi football to rejoin European big teams, with Olympique Lyonnais, his former European club heading a race that already includes Chelsea and Arsenal among the interested teams tracking the player.

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