RMC claim to know exactly what Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema told Mathieu Valbuena on October 6th, a meeting that is now being portrayed in a fateful manner by the French press, as a moment that could be pivotal to whether or not Karim Benzema is found guilty in being complicit in the act of blackmail.
The report claims that Benzema told Valbuena exactly the following:
“Honestly, it is really heating up this story. Meet the guy and sort it out between each other.”
The report posits the argument that it will be the nature of the tone of this conversation that might decide Benzema’s fate on a more serious charge of being involved in extortion or not.
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