Karim Benzema is a fundamental piece for Ancelotti, but it is also now for Didier Deschamps once you have returned with France. The coach has decided in agreement with the player to rest the last four days, from the end of the game against Rayo last Saturday, until tomorrow Thursday, which will be when the forward returns to training with the team.
Benzema will be able to play this next Saturday against Kazakhstan at Princes Park starting at 8:45 p.m., in a duel in which Blues they can have their ticket to the Qatar World Cup stamped as the first in the group. The forward will exercise today with the rest of his teammates in Clairefontaine to prepare said match.
Benzema has played the last two games with Real Madrid with some slight discomfort, against the Shakhtar en Champions and three days later against Rayo in the League. Deschamps knows that Karim at Madrid has barely had a break, that this season is more complicated for him because he must dose more, and he does not want more scares after the lesin of Pogba in the session last Tuesday and that the player of the United about two months.
And is that Karim is the fourth player with more minutes in Madrid. Only Courtois, Militao and Alaba surpass him in this facet. Karim has played 15 games out of 16, he has only rested against him Elche because of some annoyances, adding 14 goals and eight assists.