Arsenal’s chance of signing Karim Benzema from Real Madrid have been given a great boost ; According to reports, Wenger is lining up a £40.5million bid for the Real Madrid striker..
Benzema has been a long term target for the Gunners since his days at Lyon, and has been linked to the Gunners all summer with Arsene Wenger in the hunt for a world class striker this summer.
But his agent had reportedly ruled out a move out of Madrid even amid reports that Madrid are willing to sell, but for the right price.
Arsenal were reported to have had an initial £30.3million bid rejected by Madrid followed by a second offer prepared by the Gunners believed to be around £35.3million.
But fresh reports according to the Metro claim Arsenal are now willing to make an improved bid of £40.5million for the Real Madrid No.9 .
The Chief is also prepared to offer Benzema the highest wages at the club in other to push the move through.
Benzema will earn above the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Theo Walcott. Who currently earns within the range of £140,000.