Latest update: 02/07/2009
Real Madrid sign French striker Benzema
French club Lyon has agreed to sell their talismanic striker Karim Benzema to Real Madrid, the Spanish club's third big signing in recent weeks. The clubs agreed a transfer fee expected to reach 41 million euros including bonuses, Lyon said.
REUTERS - France striker Karim Benzema has joined Real Madrid from Olympique Lyon, the Ligue 1 club said on their website (www.olweb.fr) on Wednesday.