Wednesday, July 1, 2009

UF Quick Throws: Real Madrid Get Another Galactico

Several sources are reporting that Real Madrid has locked up a deal with Olympique Lyonnais for the services of Les Bleus youngster Karim Benzema. The fee is believed to be €35m (£30m) for the French striker, who has won 4 Ligue 1 titles with Lyon and been capped 24 times for the national team.

Real Madrid claim Karim Benzema victory [The Sun]
£30m Karim Benzema set to join Real Madrid [The Guardian]


EbullientFatalist said...

Can't wait to see Real in Europa League after next season. The schadenfreude, oh the schadenfreude!

Eladio said...

What's the German word for schadenfreude again?

Mike Georger said...


Oh man, oh man, butbutbut Soccernet reported last night that United were about to sign him!