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Arsenal are still being linked with Karim Benzema despite Wenger apparently ruling out a move for the striker.
Benzema has been constantly linked with a move to Arsenal over the years to the extent Wenger was forced to deny any interest in the forward in the just conclude transfer window.
And when asked why we are consistently linked with the striker, Wenger replied:
“Because he’s French”.
This statement normally should put an end to reports linking the player with the Emirates but that doesn’t seem to be the case.
Transfermarketweb.com via gunnersphere.com still reckon Arsenal could make a move for Benzema at the end of the season.
The report claims Real Madrid are interested in signing Manchester City Sergio Aguero and should they sign the Argentine, Benzema could be moved on.
Although the report claims the player is likely to return to France, they didn’t rule out chances of Arsenal making a move for his services.
Well, I don’t see the possibility of Benzema moving to Arsenal. Of a truth there was a time when every Arsenal fan wanted him to join us but that time is long gone. Football has moved on and he can no longer be classified as a world class striker that Gooners are craving for.
The French man striker’s form has dropped massively and wouldn’t improve our squad in anyway. Also at 29, it does seems like his best days are behind him and has been unable to rediscover his form despite Zidane continuous faith in him.