Man United To Bid For Benzema?

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Karim Benzema has been linked with Man United for quite a while now but it finally seems that Fergie is ready to bid for the player. The Daily Mirror are reporting that Man United will make a €35.5 million (£30m) to Olympique Lyonnais for Benzema.

Lyonnais don't want to sell one of their star players but their advisor Bernard Lacombe has said that they may not be able to turn down an offer from Man United. Benzema's agent has said that Benzema has no intentions of leaving Lyon right now but if a bid did come in, would he turn us down?

Who Is Benzema?

Karim Benzema is only 21 years old, he was born on the 19th December 1987 in Lyon. Benzema is a striker and a french international.
Benzema came through the youth academy at Lyon. He played in Euro 2008 and was the top goalscorer in Ligue 1 for the 2007–08 season.

Whilst at Lyon, Benzema has made a total of 149 appearances for the club, scored 66 goals and he has 15 assists to his name.

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