Sensational transfer news are out and it has been reported that Real Madrid won the race for Karim Benzema.
The news have rocked the Red Devils who have been tracking the £30million-rated Lyon striker since he made his debut in 2004.
Hotshot Benzema aged 21, has smashed 43 goals in 112 games for the French outfit and his form has alerted United boss Alex Ferguson.
But Benzema’s agent Karim Djaziri confirmed a deal with Real will be done later today he is believed to have said that Benzema will sign for Real Madrid tonight.
He also added that for the moment nothing is official on the side of Lyon but Benzema will join Madrid in exchange for £30million plus bonuses.
It was also reported by the Spanish media that Real Madrid director general Jorge Valdano had earlier claimed a deal would be announced later today regarding the transfer of Benzema.
Valdano was reported saying that the people at Real Madrid do not discard the possibility something could happen in the next few hours.
If successful, Benzema would be the Spaniards’ fourth summer signing following the arrivals of Kaka, Cristiano Ronaldo and Raul Albiol.
Valdano also confirmed that it almost definitely will not be Valencia’s talented striker David Villa because Valencia have not changed their stance.