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Arsenal have offered Alexis Sanchez to Real Madrid in return for Karim Benzema, according to reports.
Sanchez is widely expected to leave the Emirates this summer after refusing to sign a contract extension.
Reports claim Arsenal are now resigned to losing the Chilean after he made up his mind to seek a new challenge when the season ends.
However, he is attracting serious interest from Premier League rivals and Wenger is determined not to see him join another club in England.
In a bid to avoid selling him to a rival, Arsenal are looking to drum interests from clubs abroad. According to Don Balon via Tribal Football, Sanchez has been offered to Madrid.
The report claims we hope to use Sanchez to land Benzema and we have proposed a swap deal involving both players.
Benzema is currently Madrid’s first choice striker but this season, the French man has struggled to replicate his form which made many regard him as a world class striker in the past.
I believe he is getting past his peak and it is surprising Arsenal will want to swap him for a star player like Sanchez.
But for Sanchez’s contract renewal saga, Benzema wouldn’t have been a match for the Chilean in anyway.
I don’t even think we should be making a move for Benzema now talk less swapping him for our best player.
No one needs to be told that there is no truth in this rumor. Even if we are expected to lose Sanchez this summer, we can still get a considerable amount of money from a straight deal, then why swap him for a player who wouldn’t improve us considerably?
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