Benzema is the best forward in the world – Real Madrid president



Tobi Ijalana

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has claimed that the club do not need to sign a new striker as Karim Benzema is the best number nine in the world.

The 71-year-old businessman has strong confidence in the France international and World Cup winner Benzema, as he is a better player compared to strikers in other Football Leagues.

However, in an interview with France Football, Perez insisted that Madrid had the best squad in the world and their titles backed them up on that.

He was re-elected president of Real Madrid in 2009.

Following Luka Modric’s Ballon d’Or triumph in 2018, Perez pointed to the club’s dominance of the award as a sign of their quality



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