Olympique Lyonnais informed of an agreement with Real Madrid on the modalities of a transfer of its international striker Karim Benzema for an amount of minimum € 35 million which will add different bonuses related to sports performance, allowing for achieve a maximum transfer of 41 million € net.
A few days ago, Karim Benzema has informed President Jean Michel Aulas of his desire to reach more quickly than he had originally envisioned the Madrid club which has always been his preference after OL
The player wanted to seize the opportunity offered to it by Real Madrid to be one of the major elements of his ambitious new policy around some of the biggest players in the world.
Olympique Lyonnais has accepted the decision of Karim Benzema and he negotiated the terms of a transfer that give satisfaction to the various parties.
The club wishes to Karim’s greatest success with Real Madrid who enjoys developing its ambitious sports project of legislation (particularly in terms of sponsorship, games and online paris with Bwin) but also tax and real estate (taxation and foreign athletes land for private development stage) incomparable to the situation existing in France for professional sport.