Bayern Munich prepare £15 million bid for Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner - report

Bayern Munich are reportedly set to offer Arsenal £15 million for striker Nicklas Bendtner this summer.

According to the Sunday People, the Bundesliga behemoths have been admirers of the Dane for some time and are willing to finally make a move at the end of the season.

The 22-year-old has enjoyed a headline making campaign, thrust into the first team due to the long-term injury of Robin van Persie.

He's scored nine times this season but has also been guilty of some high profile gaffes, while also earning more column inches by escaping serious injury in a car crash.

However, none of this appears to have deterred Bayern with the report claiming the Danish international may become surplus to requirements at north London due to the expected arrival of Moroccan striker Marouane Chamakh from Bordeaux.

The Sunday People also claims Bendtner could be tempted to quit the Premier League for the chance of regular first-team football at Bayern, and the lure of a lucrative contract.

With French international Franck Ribery widely tipped to leave Germany in the summer, Bayern Munich may have plenty of funds available to move for Bendtner.

However, the report also claims club sources believe any deal for the striker is not dependent on Ribery moving on.

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