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Juninho dreaming of Benzema ending his career at Lyon

Lyon sporting director Juninho wants Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema to finish his career at the Ligue 1 club.

Benzema, 31, came through the Lyon academy and starred in Ligue 1 before joining Madrid for €35 million ($38m) in July 2009.

The Frenchman has scored 233 goals for Madrid, helping the Spanish giants win two La Liga titles and four Champions Leagues among numerous other trophies.

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Juninho, who played alongside Benzema at Lyon, is desperate for the forward to return to the club and has already floated the idea by him.