The Israeli clearly feels that the Danish striker is the man to lift his under-performing side off the bottom of the league.
Arsenal are believed to be willing to let the target man leave The Emirates should a club meet their valuation, as the player has not managed to secure a first team spot, and has never been particularly popular with Gunners fans.
Bendtner himself may also be open to a move across the city, in November, the 23-year-old told the Danish press that he would be looking to make a move unless he got more starts at Arsenal. “If the situation doesn’t change and I’m still on the bench at Arsenal, I’ll look for a transfer. That’s obvious.” He told reporters, “I’ve had a lot of patience and I won’t sit on the bench anymore.”
West Ham are still believed to be looking to add to their squad after missing out Aston Villa’s Steve Sidwell to London rivals Fulham.
However, Grant’s position as West Ham boss has been undermined this week by the club’s pursuit of ex-Aston Villa boss Martin O’Neill.