Real Madrid are tracking Juventus starlet Paul Pogba since long and now, striker Karim Benzema has come forward to ask his countryman to join him at Santiago Bernebau.
Paul Pogba has become one of the most sought after players of Europe after his world class displays for Juventus and of course, Spanish giants Real Madrid are the frontrunners for his signature. The likes of Paris Saint Germain, Chelsea and Manchester United are also interested in his services.
Benzema who an international team mate of Paul Pogba has asked him to join Real Madrid this summer.
“He’s a young player playing at a big European club. He gets better with each game and he’s at a high level and will continue to work hard,” the Benzema told reporters in a press conference.
“I would love him to leave for Madrid, because he’s French and can become a great player.”
Paul Pogba played a key role in the Serie A title winning campaign of Juventus this season and along with Andrea Pirlo and Arturo Vidal, he forms one of the best midfield of world football.
Meanwhile, Benzema suffered a minor muscle injure in training at Real Madrid but dismissed any doubts for the World Cup by clarifying about his situation. “My adductor is healing, it’s much better, there’s nothing to worry about,” Benzema said.
“I started to run again and I work with the physios, it’s evolving in the right way. Now I have to keep working but don’t be worried, it’s much better than when I played in the Champions League final against Atletico Madrid.”
Benzema is a key member of French squad and expected to play a major role alongside Paul Pogba to decide the fortunes of his side during the World Cup.
Juventus Interested in Real Madrid Striker Alvaro Morata?
Italian newspaper Tuttosport has claimed today that Serie A champions Juventus are interested in signing Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata.
Reportedly, Juventus management is not happy with the on-loan striker Pablo Daniel Osvaldo and do not want to sign him permanently. Coach Antonio Conte is a big admirer of Alvaro Morata and thinks that he can be lured away from Real Madrid as the youngster is struggling to get regular playing time at Santiago Bernebau.
Real Madrid are looking to sign Luis Suarez of Liverpool and if they become successful in their chase, Ancelotti will happily let Morata go.
Real Madrid are also interested in Juve midfielder Pogba but the Old Lady management has not decided the future of the Frenchman yet. Sporting Director Pavel Nedved thinks highly of Pogba and reportedly, he has advised president Andrea Agnelli to retain him.