Arsenal are ready to make a £43m bid for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema his agent has hinted.

The Gunners have long been linked with a move for the France international and are the favourites to secure his signing.

Now Benzema’s agent Francois Gallardo has divulged more details about a potential deal. Although he refused to mention Arsenal by name the recent media talk makes it pretty obvious which club he is referring to.