REAL MADRID are set for a busy summer transfer window after Karim Benzema reportedly agreed a move away from the club.The French striker is thought to have made up his mind and has his heart set on a move to Saudi Arabia side Al Ittihad.
Karim Benzema is believed to be on his way out of Real MadridCredit: Getty
Benzema, 35, now looks set to leave the Santiago Bernabeu after 14 years and 24 major honours.
He is set to be paid an eye-watering £342million over a two-year contract with Al Ittihad.
However, Madrid must now find a replacement for the striker that bagged 353 goals during his time at the club.
Harry Kane could be a replacement for BenzemaCredit: Getty
The Tottenham star, 29, has just enjoyed a personally sensational season as he netted 30 times in the Premier League.
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However, the North London outfit faltered as it limped to an 8th-placed finish, missing out on European football for next season.
Kane has been tipped for an exit from Spurs this summer and has previously been linked with a move to Los Blancos.
Although an attempt to sign the England captain could prove to be tricky, as SunSport exclusively revealed, he wants to stay in the prem, but Benzema’s bombshell could see Madrid test his resolve.
Cristiano Ronaldo could be tempted into a return to MadridCredit: Getty
The Portuguese star, 38, would only be a short-term option but does know his way around the LaLiga giants.
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Ronaldo starred for the club over a nine-year stay with the club, during which he became its top-ever goalscorer.
Currently playing his trade in Saudi Arabia with Al-Nassr, it is thought that he would be keen on a return to European football, and Madrid could become an option.
Victor Osimhen is thought to be on the way out of Napoli this summerCredit: Getty
The Napoli talisman is one of the hottest names in the market this summer after leading the Naples side to the Serie A title this season.
Osimhen, 24, has been linked to a host of European giants this season, such as Manchester United, Chelsea, PSG and Bayern Munich.
However, Madrid could push their way to the front of the queue to sign the 25-goal hitman, with Napoli believed to want £130m to let him leave.
Madrid could tempt Manchester United into selling Marcus RashfordCredit: Getty
Rashford, 25, has enjoyed his best-ever season at Manchester United, firing 30 goals in 55 appearances in all competitions.
He could be added to Madrid’s existing Vinicius Jr and Rodrygo attack, giving the club a rapid-looking front three.
A move to the Bernabeu could intrigue the Red Devils ace, and a deal might be possible as his contract is set to expire in 2024.
A decent offer could tempt the Old Trafford outfit into a sale rather than lose him for free next summer, especially if they could beat rivals Barcelona to his signature, as they have been linked with a move.
Erling Haaland would add firepower to the Madrid attackCredit: PA
The Norwegian superstar, 22, would definitely fit the El Galactico bill after netting 52 goals in 51 games for Manchester City in his debut campaign with the club.
The Haaland has been a previous target for Madrid before he opted to move to the Premier League.
Los Blancos have been tipped to make a world record bid for the former Borussia Dortmund striker in the summer of 2024, but could opt to bring their plans forward a year to seal a move sooner.
Kylian Mbappe was previously linked with a move to Real MadridCredit: Rex
The 2018 French world cup winner, 24, has seemed destined for a move to Madrid and almost did in 2022 until he signed a mega contract with PSG.
However, after a disappointing season in France, it is thought that Mbappe is considering quitting the club to fulfil his ambition of winning the Champions League.
And with his deal in the French capital set to expire next summer, Madrid could once again try and convince PSG into a sale.
Lautaro Martinez could make a fine striker for MadridCredit: Getty
Martinez, 25, has enjoyed another fruitful campaign with Inter Milan as he has netted 21 goals in 37 Serie A appearances this season.
He has also helped his club to the Champions League final, where they will face Manchester City.
The Italian club are dealing with some financial issues and could be forced into a sale in order to rebuild the squad.
Madrid have been linked with Kai HavertzCredit: Getty
The Chelsea frontman could be a shock option for Madrid after they were already linked with a move for him.
Havertz, 23, was not so long ago viewed as one of the most exciting stars in Europe after impressing with Bayer Leverkusen.
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He has won the Champions League, FA Cup and Club World Cup with the Blues.
However, the German international’s form has dropped over the last year, and Chelsea could be tempted into a sale in order to make back some of the £600m they have just forked out on players over the last year. More