Wenger hails Benzema as a true athlete

Browse By

Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema, 34, has released his tally of 43 goals this season, earning praise from Arsene Wenger.

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said that Real Madrid’s France striker Karim Benzema has come in 43 goals in all competitions this season. The 34-year-old is a true athlete, according to a report from ‘BeIN Sports’ on Thursday. 

‘It’s interesting what we see all over Europe now. The oldest strikers are the most effective,’ Wenger told beIN Sports ufabet.

‘Robert Lewandowski, Benzema, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, they scored at the age of 35 and 40’.

‘The best strikers in Europe are over 30 years old, they take advantage of the mistakes of all their opponents.’

‘Benzema, I would say until 30 years old was two or three kilograms too much, now he is a true athlete and that’s why today he is one of the two or three best strikers in the world.’

Wenger also added that the French forward of the white team said. ‘I would say he shows intelligence and efficiency. Everything he does is smart and simple.’

‘When I saw him play I think I can do the same. He smelled the rhythm of the game like no other.’