Gunners close in on Benzema

Arsenal lead the Premier League title race in England and aim to stay there. The league leaders still look light in some areas and a few January signings could cement their great start to the season. The latest player to be linked with the Gunners is Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema. The French international has been playing well for Madrid of late and it may take a good bid to prize him away from the Bernabeu.

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La Liga standouts could be headed to the Premier League

The recent influx of foreign stars to the Premier League has undoubtedly boosted England’s finest clubs to the pinnacle of European football. The link doesn’t seem to be stopping there too, with two more stars rumored to be heading across the border.

This time it’s Real Madrid wantaway striker Karim Benzema and Atletico Madrid starlet Koke on the radars of two of England’s heavyweights. Arsenal are eyeing the French forward, while Manchester United are keen on one of Spain’s new up-and-coming midfielders.

There are plenty more rumors from throughout the globe in today’s Paper Chase.


Real Madrid plots late raid for Suarez

Many thought the Luis Suarez transfer saga had ended with his apology to his fellow teammates, but nothing stays the same for long in the transfer window. Real looks set to pick up where Arsenal left off in the pursuit of the striker, with Karim Benzema and Angel Di Maria potentially on their way to the Gunners. Elsewhere Chelsea has joined the race to sign Tottenham target Willian and we have rumors on Samuel Eto’o’s future all here.


Arsenal sets sights on move for Benzema

The cat is finally out of the bag. Arsene Wenger has admitted that Luis Suarez is no longer an option for Arsenal after a summer-long pursuit of the Uruguayan. The latest speculation is that the Gunners are interested in Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema. Seasoned Arsenal fans will not be holding their breath. We’ve also got the latest rumors on Wayne Rooney and Manchester City’s search for a defender, so just click here.  


Real target Bale, Suarez forward line

Real Madrid are targeting the double signing of Premier League duo Gareth Bale and Luis Suarez. Liverpool forward Suarez has put on record his desire to move from the club. Tottenham winger Gareth Bale has been reluctant to speak out over his future - although his agent has stated he would listen to an offer.

Real are looking to create the first quarter-billion-pound forward line. Bale and Suarez would join Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema to form a deadly quartet.

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Big ben bound for Manchester?


The Wayne Rooney story isn’t going away any time soon, so Manchester United are looking around for potential replacements. One name doing the rounds in this morning’s papers is Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, who has been getting regular starts under Jose Mourinho recently. Click here for this and more gossip in today’s edition of Paper Chase. 


You MUST see this incredible goal from Karim Benzema from today’s 4-1 slaughter of Ajax. Simply incredible. Indeed, Rooney-esque. Is this the goal of the Champions League so far?