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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is reportedly eyeing a swoop move for Real Madrid star Karim Benzema next summer, according to reports coming from Spain.
The report is according to Marca Football which claim the Frenchman is still keen on bringing his compatriot to the Emirates Stadium
However, the report from the Spanish outlet also suggested that the deal with the Los Blancos could be a tough task for the north London after the ban transfer ban placed on the European champions by FIFA.
The ban restrict the La Liga giants from signing any players in the upcoming January transfer window or next summer.
The Frenchman leaving the Santiago Bernabeu does not think likely to happen as should he leave, Real wouldn’t be able to source a replacement.
Benzema could depart the Bernabeu – but Real wouldn’t be able to source a replacement.
However, Benzema might be viewed as a replacement for Olivier Giroud rather than the Emirates new boy. The report from the Spanish media reckons a £40m bid could be on the cards for the Frenchman.