Karim Benzema may seek a move away from Real Madrid in the summer.

The Frenchman has struggled to settle since his arrival from Lyon and seen his importance diminished by the emergence of Gonzalo Higuain this season.

Sport says Benzema, fed-up with his injury problems and lack of form, could seek a loan move away from Madrid to revitalise his career.

An outright sale is also being mooted, with Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson a long-term admirer.

Zinedine Zidane warned last night: "He has talent, but he needs do what Madrid demands of him."