EPL Rumors: Arsenal Bid £40m For Real Star Karim Benzema
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is preparing to make a whopping £40 million offer to swoop Real Madrid superstar Karim Benzema, according to reports. The North London club has already contacted Real Madrid with a firm offer. The Gunners manager is determined to make the move happen.
The Spanish giant’s new manager Rafa Benitez is keen to reshape his squad and is willing to sell the French forward at the right price. Real will be aiming to secure a fee close to the £42.5 million mark. The similar price Arsenal paid for German superstar Mesut Ozil two years ago.
Real are seeking couple of mega-buck deals this summer to bolster their funds. The La Liga giants are eying to rope in Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba for several weeks while new boss Rafa Benitez is keen on a move for Manchester City star Sergio Aguero. Those deals require £65 million transfer fees each. These finical problems at Real Madrid has boosted the Gunners’ pursuit of Karim Benzema, as the Spanish outfit is looking to sacrifice the 27-year-old.