Respected Journalist Claim Wenger Phoned Target To COMPLETE Arsenal Move

Karim Benzema has been linked to Arsenal yet again. [Picture: Getty]

Karim Benzema has been linked to Arsenal yet again. [Picture: Getty]

Karim Benzema is once again believed to be a key target for the Gunners who have tracked him for years now.

There are even talks in some quarters that Wenger is readying a big bid for the man believed to be the candidate to fill the World class striker boots left by Robin Van Persie.

Paco Gonzalez, a COPE reporter heightened those speculations when he reported that Wenger has gone a step ahead by putting a call through to Benzema to discuss a possible move to Arsenal.

The Reporter who is fondly known for running the Spanish commentary in FIFA video game reported on his twitter account in Spanish.

“Wenger ha vuelto a llamar este verano a Benzema, pero no quiere salir del Madrid. Jesé tampoco. Están encantados con Mayoral.”

Meaning: Wenger has recalled this summer Benzema, but Jesse wants out of Madrid are not happy with Mayoral “

Benzema who has been linked with a move to Arsenal every season since his last season at Lyon, is even more likely to move now that rumours have it that Benitez is planning to use a 4-2-3-1 system with Ronaldo upfront.

But it remains to be seen whether Wenger’s call would convince the Real Madrid number 9 who has scored 87 goals in 174 appearances.

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