Transfer balls: Arsenal’s annual £40m bid for Karim Benzema
Arsenal are great. Media oufits love the Gunners because unlike other clubs every summer they do the utterly predictable and lust after Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema.
For the past three summers Arsenal have been linked with a £40m offer for the player.
The Sun 2015:
The Daily Mail 2014:
The BBC 2013:
Number of bids made by Arsenal for Benzema: nil.
Such are the facts.