Santi Cazorla has been having his say on Arsenal’s reported hunt of Karim Benzema.
The Gunners have been heavily tipped to make a £45.3m offer for the Real Madrid star as they reportedly look for a world-class striker to spearhead their Premier League title challenge.
While Spanish midfield magician Cazorla would love to link up with Benzema at the Emirates Stadium, he is unsure whether manager Arsene Wenger even has a forward on his transfer radar.
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“Benzema is a great player,” Cazorla told Cope Radio. “Everyone would like to have him on their team, but the coach (Arsene Wenger) already has a squad and probably will not find another forward.”
Arsenal, who beat top-flight champions Chelsea 1-0 in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday, currently have Olivier Giroud, Danny Welbeck and Theo Walcott as striking options.
Benzema has scored 134 goals in 281 games for Real since joining from Lyon for £25m in 2009.
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