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Benni McCarthy - "I'm the goalscorer Arsenal need"

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Blackburn striker Benni McCarthy says he is desperate to get back playing in the UEFA Champions League, and would love to move to Chelsea.  Rovers boss Mark Hughes has already insisted his star striker is not for sale after the South African has proven to be a huge success at Ewood Park.  17 Premiership league goals has been a brilliant return for the man bought for just ã1.8 million from Porto in the summer, and that form has alerted the Premiership's big guns.  Former Porto boss Jose Mourinho could be tempted to move for the prolific McCarthy and the 29-year-old says he would find it hard to turn down the chance to move to Stamford Bridge.  Champions League football is the real draw for McCarthy, who hopes Blackburn would not stop him joining one of the top four if they came knocking.  "I miss Champions League football," McCarthy was quoted as saying in The Sun.  "When I'm at home in the week watching the Champions League on TV and hear that music it makes me realise that there's a part of my football make-up that is missing.  "The challenge of being part of the best, playing against the best. Champions League football means everything to any footballer with ambitions.  "I've enjoyed playing for Blackburn - and the manager and his staff are first-class. The club is really friendly and professional.  "But at 29 years old, if a club like Chelsea comes looking for you then you must seriously consider the opportunity.  "Not necessarily from a financial perspective but from a point of view where you can win trophies and compete against the AC Milans and Barcelonas of this world. I can only talk about things that are certain, not about maybes.  "But a chance to go to Chelsea - or any other Champions League team in England or Spain - would be hard to turn down."

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