The French striker had intended to re-join the white team’s on Friday and re-meet Carlo Ancelotti in his new role as Real Madrid coach.
Benzema who has been on vacation since France was eliminated from the European Championship in the round of 16, in a disappointing tournament for the Gauls but highlighted by Benzema’s overall performance.
Benzema’s recall was a major coup for Didier Deschamps, following a nearly three-year absence due to the blackmail case against former teammate Valbuena.
He dazzled in the tournament Notching up for goals and a few assists in 4 games, justifying Coach Deschamps’ decision to have him play over World Cup winner Olivier Giroud.
Following this positive test, Benzema’s return to Real Madrid training will be delayed by at least ten days, in accordance with the club’s and LaLiga’s protocols for positive cases of COVID.
Consequent upon this, Benzema will may not be starting the La Liga season with his Real Madrid counterparts as he would have missed a large part of the tea’s training session and preseason friendlies.-