RUMOURS: Arsenal to make Benatia bid

The former Roma defender has fallen down the pecking order at the Allianz Arena this season and the Gunners will lodge a bid for the 29-year-old this week


Arsenal are set to make a move for Bayern Munich centre-back Mehdi Benatia, according to RMC.

The Gunners are set to announce the signing of Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka, and Arsene Wenger is set to return to Bundesliga for his second summer signing.

The former Roma defender has fallen down the pecking order at the Allianz Arena this season, and the north London outfit will lodge a bid within the next seven days.



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