Reported Arsenal target Karim Benzema who currently plies his trade with Real Madrid in Spain has told those who care to listen that he is not interested in a move to neither Arsenal nor AS Roma of Italy. Benzema was reportedly interesting both Arsenal and Roma but talk to the press yesterday, the Fromer Lyon striker said :
“It’s the best club. I came to work and I’m really pleased to be here,”.
“The best thing is that I dreamed of it since I was little. Now I’m a footballer and I’m living my dream.”
Caught off side and some other news media in Italy had reported that Arsenal were preparing a bid for 39 million pounds for the Frenchman after failing in their pursuit of Benzema’s team mate Gonzalo Higuian.
Arsenal are currently trying to sign Uruguay and Liverpool striker Luiz Suarez and are according to the telegraph preparing their third and probably the final bid of 50 million which they hope is good enough to sign the striker who has been labeled a hot head from Liverpool.
The gunners are also close to securing the signing of Brazil and Bayern Munich’s midfielder Luiz Gustavo in a deal believed to be close to 18 million pounds.