Karim Benzema set for Real Madrid axe?
Arsenal target Karim Benzema could be offloaded from Real Madrid should he be condemned over his alleged involvement in the Mathieu Valbuena case.
The France international is understood to have spent a night in the cell earlier this month following reports that he had blackmailed his fellow countrymate Valbuena over a sex-tape.
Benzema has since then admitted his involvement as an intermediary between his friend Karim Zenati and Valbuena.
“I was supposed to act as the go-between and develop a relationship between Mathieu (Valbuena) and Karim Zenati.” he told AFP
He added that he was only trying to help Zenati, a childhood friend, who already had a criminal record.
It is now known that the former Lyon star could be offloaded at the earliest opportunity, if he is found guilty in the plot.
Benzema was left out of the French squad for the friendlies against Spain and England.