The absence of Karim Benzema in El Clasico against Barcelona.. Find out why

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Spanish reports revealed Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema’s position of taking part with his team in the El Clasico game against Barcelona, ​​which is scheduled to take place in the United States of America.

Real Madrid will meet its traditional rival Barcelona in a friendly match, during the pre-season for them in the American city of Miami, in preparation for the new season, July 23, at 6:00 a.m. UAE time.

According to the Spanish newspaper “AS”, Karim Benzema will not be able to lead Real Madrid against Barcelona as he will participate in the Meringue camp on July 19, after Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti gives him an extra rest period. had given, after his exceptional performance last season.

The newspaper confirmed that Benzema will only participate for three days of training, on July 20, 21 and 22, after his arrival at the Real Madrid camp, noting that he will not be physically ready to push him in the Barcelona game. .

Benzema’s absence from the Clasico is considered a golden opportunity for his colleague Borja Mayoral to prove himself to Carlo Ancelotti as the first alternative to the French striker in the middle of the javelin, or it is possible that the Italian coach is dependent of the Belgian Eden Hazard in this position, after Carlo confirmed in statements to the media that it is possible to rely on Hazard in the position of the fake striker.

Benzema made 46 appearances for Real Madrid last season, scoring 44 goals and assisting 17 other goals.