No Gunners’ deal for Benzema in January.
Reported Arsenal Karim Benzema will not be leaving Real Madrid in January, according to leading Spanish journalist Guillem Balague.
The Frenchman has been linked with a move to Arsenal in the New Year, with Gunners boss Arsene Wenger keen to boost his options up front and alleviate the pressure on Olivier Giroud.
But Balague, who was conducting a Q&A on twitter with excellent Bleacher Report UK, confirmed Benzema was going nowhere this summer with a simple response to a question about Arsenal’s interest:
Guillem: Benzema won’t go in January. @UzairKhnz
— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) November 15, 2013
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