Karim Benzema has had one of his better seasons in a Real Madrid shirt, helping his side to the Champions League final and a win in the Copa Del Rey final against Barcelona. But his future remains in doubt.
The French international’s contract comes to an end next summer and may be sold this year to make way for another superstar signing. Benzema has been a favourite of Florentino Perez since he arrived from Lyon, but the club president may be unable to fight the temptation to replace the Frenchman with a name like Luis Suarez in the coming months.
Benzema has been a target for Arsenal, reportedly, and Arsene Wenger could be persuaded to move for the forward this summer in an effort to boost his striking options ahead of next season.
Should the 26-year-old arrive in north London, these are the six players who could follow him…