Real Madrid striker linked with Arsenal move

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 09/01/2018

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been linked with a move to Premier League to join Arsenal, according to report.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is a fan of the big forward and he has been craving to sign the French forward over the past seasons and has been craving to bring him to the Emirate Stadium.

Benzema has struggled for form this season and has failed to impress at the Bernabeu over the past seasons, he has also suffered a dip in form this season he has only managed four goals in 15 appearances so far.

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Real Madrid will consider his sale in the summer, according to Diario Gol and the report further said Los Blancos president Florentino Perez and Zinedine Zidane have concluded to let Benzema leave and sign a new striker.

Another report in Don Balon also suggested that Real Madrid has offered Benzema to Chelsea and Tottenham in the bid to smoothen the deal to bring Eden Hazard or Harry Kane Bernabeu but the Premier League club rejected the proposal.

Wenger wants the Benzema to replace wantaway Alexis Sanchez who wants to join fellow Manchester City this winter.

However, Don Balon also say that Arsene Wenger is only willing to pay £35m (€40m) for Benzema this summer, despite Perez demanding £53m (€60m).

Real Madrid will be up against Numancia on Wednesday in the second leg of the Copa Del Rey, The Champions had a 3-0 advantage going into the encounter.