Karim Benzema Doesn’t Work Hard Enough And Listens To ‘False Friends’

Chris Wright

30th, September 2010


By Chris Wright

France manager Laurent Blanc has criticised striker Karim Benzema , saying that the Real Madrid wastrel will never regain the form he displayed at Lyon because he ‘doesn’t work hard enough’ at his game and frequently has his head turned by ‘yes men’.

Benzema has been an unmitigated flop at the Bernabeu since leaving Ligue 1 in July of 2009, with his ongoing poor domestic form ensuring that he was left out of France’s World Cup squad this summer as a result which, in hindsight, was probably not the most heart-breaking of omissions.

The 22-year-old has started this campaign in slightly more

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