Piers Morgan slams Arsenal boss after Karim Benzema snub

Piers Morgan has his say as Karim Benzema rules out a summer transfer from Real Madrid to Arsenal

Karim Benzema committed his future to Real Madrid on Monday Photo: Twitter

Piers Morgan took to social media to voice his anger at Karim Benzema’s apparent decision to stay at Real Madrid this summer as the Arsenal shareholder branded Arsene Wenger as “stubborn and pig-headed”.

The Real Madrid striker has been heavily linked with a big-money transfer to Arsenal in recent weeks as Wenger considers bolstering his attacking options at Emirates Stadium before the close of the summer window on 1 September.

However, Benzema appeared to once and for all rule out a transfer to Arsenal on Monday afternoon with a post on social media committing his future to Real Madrid.

And it didn’t take long for celebrity Arsenal fan Morgan to have his say on the news, as he laid into the Gunners boss on social media.

Morgan started off with a series of short reactions to Benzema’s post:

But he then launched a more in-depth attack on Wenger, who has only brought Petr Cech to the club this summer:

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