Arsenal turn their attention to Benzema after failing to land Suarez - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Having finally realized that getting hold of Luis Suarez in this transfer window is nothing more than a day-dream, Arsenal have shifted their attention to yet another Real Madrid striker, Karim Benzema, and have enquired over the striker’s availability.
According to reports from The Telegraph, The Gunners have been encouraged to make a formal approach for the Frenchman and a fee in the region of £40 million would be enough to wrap up the deal.
The Gunners have had a disappointing summer so far, having failed to sign any major names, despite Arsene Wenger, the manager has been provided a reported £70 million transfer war-chest. Further, the opening day 3-1 humiliating defeat at the hands of Aston Villa has seen the manager and the board officials facing wraths of the Gunners’ fans, though Wenger is upbeat that a lot of transfer activity will take place before the transfer windo...