Manchester United is now reportedly planning to sign Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema who did not have a successful debut season with the Spanish giants. Following his frustrating performances last season, Real Madrid is now ready to offload him and has reportedly valuated him at €30 million.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is reportedly going to sell two under-performed players Dimitar Berbatov and Anderson in the summer transfer market, and thus, arranging funds for Benzema deal.
After joining the Red Devils in 2008 from Tottenham Hotspur, Dimitar Berbatov has remained a shadow of his own self. In May 2010, the Bulgarian announced his retirement from international football so that he can concentrate more on his club career. In the last two years, Berbatov could never cement his place in the United starting line up.
Brazilian attacking midfielder Anderson is another player who failed to live up to the expectation at Manchester United. Since his move to Old Trafford from Porto in 2007,
So, it is not a surprise that Manchester United is going to sell the duo to increase their transfer kitty, but the question is if Karim Benzema would be the right man to replace Berbatov.