Why Benzema could still play in Qatar and other stories making headlines in football today

From left: Karim Benzema, Kyle Walker and Christopher Nkunku.

Why Benzema could still play in Qatar and other stories making headlines in football today

Fabian Simiyu 08:27 - 29.11.2022

Karim Benzema, Kyle Walker and Christopher Nkunku are among the top trending stories in football today

A lot is happening in the sports world and the following are the stories making headlines in football today.

Karim Benzema

French fans have taken over social media to express their happiness after learning that Karim Benzema could still play for their national team after being sidelined because of an injury.

Karim Benzema during the official training for France national team on November 19, 2022.

READ: France confirms Karim Benzema will miss World Cup due to injury

It has been reported that Benzema's recovery has been quick and he could rejoin the national squad earlier than than the stipulated date.

Kyle Walker

Gareth Southgate could be forced to use Kyle Walker when England faces Wales in their last match of the group stage on November 29, 2022, at 22:00 pm EAT.

Kyle Walker before the FIFA World Cup Group B match at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor on November 25, 2022.

Walker has been a doubt for the first two England matches after undergoing surgery before the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Christopher Nkunku

Chelsea are closing in on the Christopher Nkunku deal both on the player's and club's side. The player has always eyed to ply at Stamford Bridge.

Christopher Nkunku tries to score under Dayot Upamecano pressing during the 2nd training of the French Soccer national team, National team prior to the departure for the Soccer World Cup 2022 on November 15, 2022.

The medicals were completed on September 2022, and it has been reported that a long-term deal has already been agreed also on the player's side.

More developing football stories

Juventus has joined Manchester United in the race to sign Nico Williams on January 2023 after the ongoing FIFA World Cup.

Rio Ferdinand has revealed that former Manchester United and England superstar David Beckham is ready to purchase Man United from the Glazers who are the current club owners.

Liverpool have appointed Jonathan Power as their new club doctor and he will begin the role before the Premier League's resumption.