Karim Benzema has decided to have some fun with football supporters by dropping a major hint that he could be on his way out of Real Madrid this summer, after posting a picture of himself seemingly on a private jet.
The news comes hours after the Metro reported that Arsenal were preparing a fresh £40.5m bid for the Frenchman, having reportedly already had two bids turned down by the Spanish giants.
The 27-year-old’s photo included the horribly cryptic message, ‘Leave the past in the past,’ which Gunners supporters will be hoping is in reference to his time with Real Madrid.
And while it would be easy to claim that the fact that the bid and the photo have been reported in the same day is simply a coincidence, it has sent the rumour mill into overdrive.
That is because the rest of Benzema’s Real Madrid teammates are currently in China as part of their pre-season tour, the Daily Mail report. The former Lyon man has been part of Rafael Benitez’s plans so far, so perhaps this post hints that his future lies in the Premier League.
Arsenal fans will certainly hope so.
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