Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is testing Karim Benzema's mental toughness in training.
El Pais says Mourinho has called out Benzema in front of his teammates at training, questioning his attitude.
"What should I think of you?" said Mourinho to Benzema during Tuesday's training session. "Should you still be playing in France?"
Benzema was embarrassed by the question and admitted he had to play more for his teammates.
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