Ballon d’Or winner Karim Benzema will depart Actual Madrid as a free agent within the shut season after 14 trophy-laden years.
The ahead, 35, has been closely linked this week with a profitable transfer to Saudi Arabia.
The announcement comes after Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti had stated Saturday there was “no doubt” about Benzema’s future being at Madrid, noting the ahead had yet another 12 months left on his contract.
Benzema has lifted a file 25 trophies with Madrid, together with 5 Champions Leagues, 4 La Liga titles and three Copa del Rey titles, and is the present holder of the Ballon d’Or for the world’s greatest participant.
He’s Actual Madrid’s second prime scorer of all-time, with 353 objectives for Madrid, behind solely Ronaldo on 450.