Premier League duo buoyed by news Real may sell striker.
Arsenal and Liverpool are both getting ready to pounce for striker Karim Benzema next summer after Real Madrid admitted they could be ready to offload him, according to the Daily Express.
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Recent reports indicated that Manchester United were leading the race to sign the French hit man, with Real preparing a stunning summer deal for Bayern Munich’s Thomas Muller.
But it is thought that Van Gaal will sooner turn his attentions to improving his defence rather than his attack, freeing both Arsenal and Liverpool up to make moves of their own.
Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is said to be ready to accept the right offer for the France international should it come along, though the two English sides will have to do battle with French moneybags Monaco and PSG, who are both interested as well.
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