Lyon hint at new Trez bid
Rumours suggest swap deal involving Benzema could be in the offing
By James Dall. Last Updated: March 15, 2009 9:46pm
Trezeguet: Reportedly unsettled
Lyon president Jean Michel Aulas has hinted at a summer move for Juventus striker David Trezeguet, sparking rumours of a swap deal involving Karim Benzema.
Experienced striker Trezeguet is reportedly unsettled in Turin and Lyon have made no secret of their previous interest in his services.
Aulas, though, has pointed out that Lyon already boast talented forward Benzema, who recently stated that he plans to stay at Stade Gerland for one more season.
"We wanted him two-and-a-half years ago," Aulas told Tuttosport.
"That is no secret, even if at the end of the day nothing came of it. Could we bring Trezeguet to Lyon now?
"I haven't spoken to our coach about it, nor to Juve, but we do like the player. He is an extraordinary marksman, but we have Benzema..."