Italian journalist Emanuele Giulianelli has reportedly given a startling update into Arsenal’s quest to sign Karim Benzema by saying that there is a deal on the table for the Real Madrid striker, the Metro reports.
And it appears to be good news, with Giulianelli stating that a move is close to happening after the Gunners submitted a £45m offer for the Frenchman.
Benzema has consistently been mooted as Arsenal’s number one transfer target this summer as the club search for a world class number nine to bolster their front line.
Giulianelli took to Twitter to give the update, insisting that a transfer is a very real possibility after Wenger made a club record £45m offer for his services.
Benzema deal is on: best offer is from Arsenal, £45mln. They will take a decision soon. He wants to reach Wenger.
— Emanuele Giulianelli (@EmaGiulianelli) August 13, 2015
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