Karim Benzema

The closest thing you’ll find in the world of European football as a like for like replacement for Wayne Rooney, Karim Benzema is reportedly a summer transfer target for Manchester United.

The french forward is big, strong and robust, and would certainly fit in well in the Premier League.

Furthermore, he’s developed a knack for providing opportunities to find the net in addition to scoring himself over the past few seasons, this year recording 10 goals and 12 assists in 29 La Liga appearances.

His career total of 167 goals and 66 assists in 250 appearances is clearly impressive, and furthermore, at 25 years of age, Benzema still has a good few years ahead of him.

With a price tag of £30million, the French international is more than affordable, but there could be better quality players on the market in the summer.