[football] direct news understands that despite Real Madrid’s success in the Champions League, Arsenal still feel that they can sign Karim Benzema this summer. French striker Karim Benzema has once gain played an important part in Real Madrid’s success this season, having scored an impressive 22 goals in 42 games in all competitions. However, doubts remain over his future as officials at the Spanish club begin to plan for the future. It is understood that the club’s hierachy believe that even if they win the Champions League, they will need to freshen up their squad for next season. Benzema is now in his fifth year with Madrid and it is expected that they will make a move for Liverpool’s Luis Suarez this summer, making Arsenal’s hopes of capturing the French international more likely. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is keen on his fellow Frenchman and a rumoured 40m bid is being prepared.