Manchester United been linked to a whole host of players this summer, with Real Madrid’s Klaas-Jan Huntelaar the latest to be added to the list. However, the press just appear to pick names at random, linking players who would fit, with no real basis to the story.

Karim Benzema is a favourite transfer target for a lot of reds and the rumours surrounding him certainly seem to suggest we’re in the market, with his agent telling Sir Alex Ferguson last week that the player will be staying in France next year.

According to his agent, it’s not a question of if Benzema will leave, rather when, with him apparently costing 40million euros this summer.

“Ferguson wants Karim this summer, however his transfer fee will not be over 40million euros,” said Karim Djaziri. “He is only 21, the only time a transfer of a 21-year-old went so high it was the Robinho transfer to Real Madrid. Karim can’t be more valued than David Villa, who will cost more than 40million euros. The question is not if he will sign for one of the big clubs, but when.”

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