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Lyon have accepted an offer of approximately 35 million euros ($50m) from Real Madrid for 21-year-old French international striker Karim Benzema.

The French side confirmed on their official Web site that the fee, which could rise to 41 million euros with performance clauses, has been agreed and the player now has permission to discuss personal terms with the Spanish giants.

A statement read: "Lyon announce they have reached an agreement with Real Madrid on the details of the transfer of their international striker Karim Benzema. Latest transfer gossip and rumors Read full article »

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