Naturally the players are being quizzed about his potential arrival, but Santi Cazorla insists he knows nothing of our interest in the 27-year-old.
“I’m not very aware on whether there is any interest or not,” he said (via the Express).
“The manager knows it better than anyone. Benzema is a great player. Every side would like to have him but I think the manager already has his team made and probably he is not looking for another striker.
“Benzema fits into any team. The good players fit well in every side. He has quality and would adapt great.”
The Spaniard’s words are anything but positive, as he suggests Arsene Wenger has all the strikers he wants or needs. Hopefully the manager not only keeps his plans secret from us, but from his players as well.
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Benzema would be a fantastic signing, and would arguably see us come close to completing the team we have been building for so many years. We have shown during the tail end of last season as well as the pre-season just gone that we are a force to be reckoned with, and one or two more signings will hopefully see us challenging for the highest honours once again.
A world class striker would certainly help take us to the next level, so we should be doing everything in our power to bring Benzema to North London.