Arsenal set to complete £50m star deal within 48 hours

Emirates Stadium side closing in on club record deal.

Real Madrid are ready to accept an offer of £50m for Arsenal target Karim Benzema according to the Daily Star.

Arsene Wenger has been tracking the 27-year-old French international for some time, his interest dating back to when Benzema first emerged as a talent at Lyon, and if the North London side are ready to offer £50m then by all accounts the Bernabeu star would be happy to join.

Benzema has proven a success in the Spanish capital, scoring 133 goals in six seasons since his 2009 move to Real Madrid, but isn’t seen as a pivotal member of Rafa Benitez’s plans as the former Liverpool boss is ready to use either Cristiano Ronaldo or Gareth Bale in a central striking role.


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