Karim Benzema RUMORS & NEWS

  • Liverpool ‘want £40million Karim Benzema as Luis Suarez replacement’

    Metro "Liverpool are weighing up a move for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema as they plan for life after star striker Luis Suarez. Reds manager Brendan Rodgers is weighing up his options after accepting Barcelona’s bid for the Uruguay ace, who is now undertaking a medical with the Catalan..." July 10

  • Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti begs Karim Benzema not to join Arsenal

    Daily Star "The Gunners are interested in snapping up Benzema as they bid to bolster their strikeforce. The 26-year-old netted 24 goals this season and will lead the France line at the World Cup. Real boss Ancelotti is desperate for Benzema to stay and has reassured him he is key to his plans next..." June 04

  • Arsenal to launch £30m move for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema

    The Telegraph "Arsenal will renew their interest in Karim Benzema following the Champions League final after becoming aware that the 26-year-old France striker could be allowed to leave Real Madrid this summer. Arsène Wenger has failed with several previous attempts to buy Benzema, including last summer, but..." May 15

  • Real ready to sell Karim Benzema to Arsenal to fund huge bid for Liverpool's Luis Suarez

    The Express "Reports in Italy suggest that Real remain optimistic that they can persuade Suarez to swap Merseyside for Madrid despite the Uruguayan signing a new contract at Anfield earlier this season. Florentino Perez is said to be enamoured with the idea of having Suarez join Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth..." April 22

  • Ribery and Benzema acquitted on charges of soliciting an underage prostitute

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery and Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema have been acquitted on charges of soliciting an underage prostitute. The French judge ruled there wasn't enough proof the men were aware that self-described escort Zahia Dehar, now 21, was a minor at the time. " January 30

  • Arsenal step up Benzema chase as Arsene Wenger looks boost Gunners' firepower

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger is making fresh moves for Real Madrid star Karim Benzema. Gunners boss Wenger is desperate to sign another striker in January and has asked to be kept informed on any developments on Benzema. And significantly, Benzema is believed to be more open to a move after snubbing..." November 11

  • Arsenal 'not the team' who made €50m enquiry, could it be Chelsea?

    HITC Sport "Mystery remains over the Premier League club who made a €50m enquiry for Karim Benzema. Spanish football agent Francois Gallardo set tongues wagging a fortnight ago when he claimed a mystery English club had made an approach with a view to signing Karim Benzema. He claimed a proposal of..." November 02

  • Real Madrid ready to offer £20m and Benzema for Liverpool's Luis Suarez

    Daily Star "Suarez still wants out of Anfield, despite Liverpool’s impressive start to the season. Arsenal are lining up a fresh New Year bid for the striker after failing to land him in the summer. But the Uruguayan has his heart set on a move to Carlo Ancelotti’s Madrid – and the Spanish giants hope..." October 30

  • Real Madrid striker Benzema could be on his way to England

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid’s out-of-favour striker Karim Benzema is on offer to Premier League clubs for an inflated fee of £42million. Madrid want to recoup the rest of the money they spent on Gareth Bale by selling the France striker. It is understood that at least three English clubs have been contacted -..." October 27

  • BENZEMA’S AGENT HINTS THAT ARSENAL ARE READY WITH £43M OFFER

    Off The Post "Arsenal are ready to make a £43m bid for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema his agent has hinted. The Gunners have long been linked with a move for the France international and are the favourites to secure his signing. Now Benzema’s agent Francois Gallardo has divulged more details about a..." October 20

  • Real Madrid chief admits club could sell Benzema and confirms interest in Falcao

    London Evening Standard "Arsenal target Karim Benzema could be sold by Real Madrid the Spanish club's president admitted today. The French striker has been publicly criticised by Real coach Carlo Ancelotti and is regularly whistled and jeered at by the Bernabeu crowd after an indifferent start the season. And..." October 16

  • Arsenal consider move for Karim Benzema as Real Madrid fund Suarez bid

    Metro "Arsenal will be offered Real Madrid striker Karin Benzema at a bargain £20million in January as the Spanish club step up their bid to sign Luis Suarez from Liverpool. Gunners manager Arsene Wenger was interested in Benzema in the summer but was not prepared £40m for the France international who..." October 15

  • Arsenal and Chelsea among those keen on Karim Benzema as Real Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United Chelsea and Arsenal have been alerted to Karim Benzema’s availability in January after Spanish giants Real Madrid told the player’s representatives to find him another club writes Tom Hopkinson of the Sunday People. The French striker has fallen out of favour at the Bernabeu..." October 05

  • Chelsea's Jose Mourinho to raid former employers for Karim Benzema

    The Express "Chelsea could launch a surprise move for Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema in January according to reports in Portugal. The Frenchman was the subject of interest from Arsenal in the summer but a move didn't materialise. The Blues brought in Samuel Eto'o in the summer but has had to rotate..." October 03

  • Arsenal target £70million triple raid of Read Madrid

    Daily Mail "Arsenal want to blow their entire £70million transfer budget on Real Madrid trio Karim Benzema Mesut Ozil and Angel Di Maria as they bid to rescue a botched summer window. Arsenal – whose need for reinforcements became desperate on Thursday when they were handed a very tough Champions League..." August 30