Football

Karim Benzema to reject Arsenal for PSG

Published 1 Comments

Football News
24/7

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema will reject Arsenal in favour of a move to French champions Paris Saint-Germain - if the newly-crowned European champions decide to sell the France international this summer.

The Daily Star cite reports in Spain as claiming Benzema, whose contract at the Bernabeu expires next summer, wants to quit Real Madrid in order to secure a lucrative move to oil-rich PSG. However, at this stage it’s unclear whether the Ligue 1 outfit - who have already been fined £50m for breaching UEFA’s Financial Fair Play regulations - will launch a bid for the 26-year-old.

Benzema is believed to be top of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger’s summer transfer wish-list. The Gunners’ boss hinted that the north London outfit were preparing a bid for the French striker while commentating on last Saturday’s Champions League final, in which Benzema helped Los Blancos win the European Cup for the first time since 2002.

Wenger said Benzema “Could play his last game for Real Madrid today,” before adding he was “Sure [Benzema] would play in the Premier League one day”.

Arsenal have the funds available to sign the Real Madrid striker, who might be tempted to join the Gunners with several of his international teammates at the Emirates Stadium as well as Mesut Ozil, who played alongside the striker for three years in the Spanish capital.

There has also been speculation that Benzema will sign a new contract with Real Madrid, although much could depend on whether or not the La Liga giants successfully lure Luis Suarez away from Liverpool this summer. Los Blancos would almost certainly need to pay a world-record fee in order to sign the Uruguay international, who finished the season as the Premier League’s top scorer, this summer.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Paris Saint-Germain
Arsenal
Football
Premier League
Real Madrid

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again