1. Arsenal increase Benzema bid, Llorente linked
Arsenal are all set to increase its bid for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema. Arsene Wenger is anxious to land the 27-year-old Frenchman, and is willing to bid around £35 million. Madrid previously rejected a £31 million bid from Arsenal.
In other news, Arsenal are leading the race to land Fernando Llorente from Juventus, The 6-feet, 5-inch striker was holding talks with Manchester United and Real Madrid but the Gunners have moved ahead in the race to sign him. Wenger is prepared to spend £8.5 million to take him to North London.