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Chelsea ready to bid £40m for Karim Benzema

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Chelsea are ready to bid £40m for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema in the summer according to reports in Guardian.

benzema Chelsea ready to bid £40m for Real Madrid striker

Chelsea’s search for an effective centre forward is well documented by repetitive failures of Fernando Torres, Demba Ba and Samuel Eto’o this season and manager Jose Mourinho is set to raid his former side in the coming transfer market.

The 26 year old Frenchman has been a pivotal figure in Carlo Ancelotti’s squad this season, leading the Los Blancos to the final of the Champions League after brushing aside holder Bayern Munich by an aggregate 5-0 scoreline over two legs.

Benzema was also an integral part of Mourinho’s setup at Santiego Bernebeu and the Portuguese is believed to be an admirer of the phenomenal striker who has scored 22 goals and grabbed 13 assists in 42 appearances this season.

There have been suggestions that Real would listen to offers for Benzema in the summer as Fiorentine Perez is keen to bring either of Luis Suarez or Sergio Aguero to the Spanish capital with the help of the funds mustered from the French striker’s sale.

So what do you think? What are your thoughts on Benzema joining Chelsea at Stamford Bridge?

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Comments (6)

  1. We dn’t need benzema okay!

  2. Buying Benzyma is a clear indication that Chelsea management doesn’t want the club to grow. Madrid want to sell him and buy a more better player like suarez. This is because, Benzyma is no as good as he used to be. I wonder why Chelsea will waste money on him. If they try to buy him, leaving people like Costa, Aqueru, Jackson,Falcao and Cavani, then they should chelsea will have the greatest flopp. Instead of paying this huge sum for Benzyma, the club should choose the trio of: Lukaku, Patrick Bamford and Islam Feruz.

  3. Benzema is not a gud playa,
    it can’t score goals,

    he is gud @ rebounce,

    y don’t we buy Cavani & J.martinez 2 lead our Attack?

    Or we buy D.costa n Sanchez,

    2 hel wit Benzema

  4. Team ain’t been the same since Drogba left

  5. Benzema its good player not selfish game.

  6. The combination of Benzema n Costa will b the best. Go for him Mourinho.