Transfer Balls: Benzema arrival at Arsenal delayed
The Metro continues to report on rumours of Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema joining Arsenal. In the free paper’s race to make news from air, George Bellshaw writes about “Arseneal”:
Karim Benzema is reportedly ready to complete a transfer to Arsenal from Real Madrid… a deal worth £48million is believed to be on the cards that would see Benzema join Arsenal in the coming weeks.
Given that the transfer window shuts on September 1, weeks is too long.
Metro reader will also be shocekd by the news, having read in the trusty organ:
August 22: “Arsenal preparing to reveal Karim Benzema transfer at home to Liverpool”
Arsenal play Liveprool tinight.