Madrid: English football clubs Manchester United and Arsenal are both lining up ambitious summer bids for Real Madrid star Karim Benzema.
While Arsenal us reportedly ready to offer a transfer bid of £35m for Benzema, Manchester United are said to be working on an offer of £40m.
However, both clubs could see their hopes of luring the France international frustrated by his current club president Florentino Perez.
The Real president is known to be a huge fan of the former Lyon man. Besides, Benzema is also extremely popular with his teammates, who appreciate his work-rate and willingness to grant the limelight to the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale.
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