Mehdi Benatia RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mehdi Benatia fuels Bayern exit talk by claiming everybody "dreams" of playing for Real Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Bayern Munich defender Mehdi Benatia has fuelled speculation that he could be on his way out of the club after just one season with the Bundesliga giants. The defender made just 24 appearances for Pep Guardiola's side last season following his big money move from Italian side Roma. Benatia..." July 08

  • Chelsea ARE in talks with Roma over £30m move for Man Utd target Mehdi Benatia

    The Express "Jose Mourinho yesterday vehemently denied that the Blues were in the race for Benatia. But reports in Italy are adamant that talks have been held between the Stamford Bridge outfit and Roma. While no official bid has been made it is suggested that talks are ongoing. That news will come as..." August 14

  • Chelsea beating Man Utd and Man City in race for Roma star Mehdi Benatia

    The Express "The Blues are in the market for a new centre-back after selling David Luiz for a staggering £50million to French champions Paris St-Germain, and with new signing Kurt Zouma set for a loan move this summer, Jose Mourinho is desperate to land an experienced defender. Chelsea have already..." July 16

  • Man Utd, Arsenal and City told to pay £32m for unsettled Roma defender Mehdi Benatia

    The Express "Roma remain hopeful that they can hold onto the 27-year-old who has four years remaining on his current deal. But Benatia is keen to renegotiate terms and has reportedly asked Roma to extend his contract until 2019 and double his wages. The Serie A club are in no position to meet that..." May 26

  • Mehdi Benatia tops Man City's wish list and £12m Roma defender

    Daily Mail "Manchester City are considering Mehdi Benatia at Roma as their next centre-back purchase. The Morocco star is widely regarded as the best central defender in Italy and has been watched closely by Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal in recent years. Roma paid £12m to Udinese for him only..." May 15

  • Roma dealt double blow with Destro banned, Benatia injured

    Pro Soccer Talk "Roma’s slim chances at a Serie A title were hampered further as Mattia Destro was given a three-match ban and defender Mehdi Benatia was ruled out for a month with a muscle tear. Destro was sanctioned by the league for a punch on fellow Italian international Davide Astori. He was not punished..." April 11