Mourinho tips Benzema for big season

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has tipped striker Karim Benzema to enjoy a successful season after the Frenchman scored twice in Wednesday`s 3-1 friendly win away to Hertha Berlin.

Karim Benzema being investigated over porn photo

Soccer star Karim Benzema is being investigated over a porn photo allegedly sent to a 14-year-old girl.

Benzema in purple patch at perfect time for Real

Karim Benzema has returned to form after a frustrating journey through a goalscoring wilderness

Benzema brace puts pressure on Barca

Frenchman Karim Benzema scored in his third consecutive game as Real Madrid beat Hercules 2-0 and move within four points of leaders Barcelona on Saturday.

Benzema gives Real Madrid edge in Champions League

Karim Benzema scored against his former club Lyon to earn Real Madrid a 1-1 draw that puts them in a strong position to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.

Benzema goal leads Real to win over Mallorca

Misfit striker Karim Benzema reminded Jose Mourinho of his talents on Sunday, scoring the 60th-minute goal in Real Madrid`s 1-0 win over Real Mallorca which cut Barcelona`s lead back to four points.

Benzema on song as Real thump Levante 8-0 in Cup

Benzema cemented his return to form with his second hat-trick of the month as Real crushed Levante.

Real Madrid preparing 50 million pound swoop for Rooney

Real Madrid will use Karim Benzema as bait to get Wayne Rooney, as the Spanish club was preparing a 50 million pounds deal to bag the Manchester United striker.

France end winless run as big guns hit target

Two late goals from Karim Benzema and Florent Malouda gave France their first win in six competitive matches and kick-started their Euro 2012 qualifying campaign when they beat Bosnia 2-0.

Benzema fit to play for France against Bosnia

France’s striker Karim Benzema will be fit to face Bosnia in their next Euro 2012 qualifier on Tuesday in Sarajevo, coach Laurent Blanc said on Saturday.

French footballers quizzed in under-age sex probe

French police questioned soccer internationals Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema on Tuesday as part of an investigation into an alleged under-age prostitution ring, a legal source told reporters.

United looking to buy Real Madrid`s Karim Benzema

Manchester United are looking to bring Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema to Old Trafford as it looks like the Spanish giants are looking to loan out the Frenchman next season and the Red Devils could take advantage.

Benzema adjusting well at Real Madrid, says Pellegrini

Karim Benzema has adjusted well to his new life at Real Madrid, his coach Manuel Pellegrini said on Monday ahead of the Spanish side`s Champions League clash at Olympique Marseille.

Gignac disputes Benzema`s role as top striker

Real Madrid might have picked the wrong France striker: statistics suggest the Spanish heavyweights, who spent up to 41 million euros to purchase Karim Benzema from Olympique Lyon.