Arsenal are on the lookout for top quality players ahead of next season.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is planning a major title push next season and the boss is aware of the need to bring in only the best in the summer to achieve his target.
Arsenal are seriously interested in signing Frenchman karim Benzema this summer from Real Madrid.
A top Spanish Journalist David Alonso claims Arsenal are a 100% interested in signing Benzema and the Gunners are willing to spend up to £41.9million to get the deal done as soon as possible.
Alonso told Cadena SER radio;
‘In Benzema’s case, the interest is 100% real,’ said Alonso.
‘We can confirm that Arsenal are looking for a number 9, that they have a lot of money to buy him and that their priority is Karim Benzema.
‘Wenger is ready to invest €60m (£41.9m) to to buy a star.’
Benzema has falling down the pecking order at Madrid and is seriously in search of first team action which he will be able to have at Arsenal. New boss Rafael Benitez has indicated he will be using Crisitiano Ronaldo upfront for next season