Karim Benzema has been linked to Arsenal yet again. [Picture: Getty]
The big transfer story is over, Arsenal won’t pay Real’s £70million asking price for Benzema.
Madrid wanted £70million for Benzema and Arsenal reportedly refused and so the big transfer story is over.
Arsenal won’t pay £70million for Benzema. Real Madrid wanted the entire transfer fee of £63m upfront.
Real Madrid wanted the entire transfer fee of £63million upfront, Wenger said no.
Then Real Madrid offered a £70million deal paid on 3 payments of 23.3 per year Arsenal refused and moved on to other players on their shortlist.
Here is Jeinny Lizarazo reporting on twitter:
Italian journalist also reported:
And Benzema finally added:
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