It’s no secret that each Chelsea and Arsenal are available in the market for a confirmed goalscorer.
The London rivals, while not essentially struggling in entrance of objective, would nonetheless profit from an out and out striker whose solely concern is placing the ball at the back of the web.
After all, such gamers are few and much between, and those who typically do develop into obtainable are prohibitive when it comes to switch charge or wage bundle.
The latter situation seems to be what’s stalling any deal to convey Karim Benzema again to Europe, with the 329-goal Frenchman (WhoScored) set to stay at Saudi Professional League outfit, Al Ittihad.
“Nothing has modified thus far on the subject of Karim Benzema. It’s nearly inconceivable to convey him again to Europe at this stage,” Fabrizio Romano stated in his unique Every day Briefing for CaughtOffside.
“The one manner is a really massive pay minimize and that is at present not taking place. Additionally, the Saudi League bosses completely need Benzema to remain in Saudi and never go away in January after simply six months.
“It’s all quiet now, so let’s see.”
One other big-name entrance man may be on his strategy to the Emirates, although a summer time transfer is extra possible for Romelu Lukaku.
The Chelsea ace is on-loan at Serie A facet, Roma, at current, however it’s thought that the Giallorossi will likely be unable to afford the Blues asking worth for the Belgian.
With doubtlessly no different choices obtainable to him, Lukaku might head to the Saudi Professional League after beforehand turning down the prospect to play there.
“After Romelu Lukaku’s feedback in regards to the Saudi Professional League, we’ll see in the summertime the place he finally ends up,” Romano added.
“In January, nothing is going on for him however in the summertime we’ll see. I believe it should nonetheless depend upon the strikers domino impact.”