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Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is keen on a transfer to Arsenal, according to stories.
Benzema has repeatedly been linked with a transfer to Arsenal dating back to his time as a teenager in Ligue 1 with Lyon.
The Frenchman is under the spotlight in Spain with Los Blancos so far off the speed in La Liga.
Los Blancos slipped to a frustrating 1-1 draw with Levante on Saturday in a result that saw them slip farther behind arch rivals Barcelona.
Benzema went off after suffering a hamstring damage. However the France international’s wastefulness cost Zinedine Zidane’s team dear once again.
And Spanish newspaper Don Balon suggests Benzema is keen on a transfer to Arsenal.
The North Ldonoenrs signed the striker’s national Alexandre Lacazette in the summer.
However, it seems Benzema still entertains dreams of moving to Arsene Wenger’s team further down the line.
There can be no rejecting that, on his day, the 29-year-old is up there with the best forwards in world football.
However, the writing has been on the wall for him at Real for some time now.
The club permitted Alvaro Morata to leave for Chelsea and also let the talented Mariano Diaz go to Lyon.
Both were arguably better fits for Zidane than Benzema notwithstanding the striker’s high reputation.
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