Archive for January 14, 2013

Turkey’s Galatasaray continues talks with Sneijder

Turkey’s Galatasaray announced they have in part managed to come to an agreement about Wesley Sneijder transferring over from Inter Milan however the agreement has yet to be completed in its entirety.

Massimo Moratti, President of Inter Milan stated that they has accepted the Galatasaray offer and many news agencies have reported that the deal has been done yet the Galatasaray have been quoted as saying the they have not fully agreed to the terms of the deal as of yet and continue to discuss the terms of the transfer with the hopes a full agreement will be reached in the coming days ahead.

The team’s websites states that the transfer has been agreed upon with Inter Milan and negotiations are continuing. Wesley Sneijder had been on the side lines over contract disputes with San Siro and has not played a game since September of 2012.

The agent for Wesley Sneijder is continuing to review offers for the midfielder and will make a decision on his future over the next several weeks.

Real Madrid loves Karim Benzema the pressure

Karim Benzema of Real Madrid has been quoted as saying that the pressure is something he thrives on while playing in the Santiago Bernabeu stadium.

The Real Madrid has been struggling this year and has seen the team fall behind Barcelona rivals by 16 points. The pressure as reigning champs only adds speculation of problems on the team and rumors are rampant of arguments in the Real Madrid dressing room. These kinds of rumors only make add to a year that seems plague with issues.

Karim Benzema however states the expectation to perform for the Real Madrid has not had any affect on his game and further is quoted as saying it only challenges him to improve his game. He continues by saying the “The Pressure brings out the best in me. That is a part of me as a football player that I enjoy the most and being part of the Real Madrid there is plenty of that to go around”

Benzema has played at integral role within the team during the first part of the season and Benzema understands that it was critically important that the team start this year’s season on a winning note against other rivals such as Celta Vigo in the Copa del Rey. Benzema continues to say that he feels they began the season well and scored two victories and each of those games were tough games to play and winning was important.

Benzema is hoping the year will see France take the World Cup but that is a long way away and they have yet to qualify.

 


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