Date: 22nd March 2018 at 8:25pm
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Arsenal are looking to significantly improve their ranks this summer after another disappointing campaign has left the poised to miss out on a top-four finish for the second season in a row.

That has left the north London giants prioritising the Europa League during the final months of the season as they seek a passage back into the Champions League, which would help them with their aspirations to lure top-class players to the Stadium.

Arsene Wenger’s attacking ranks have been significantly bolstered during the past 12 months following the acquisitions of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Alexandre Lacazette but it seems they remain keen on bolstering their forward line.

The have repeatedly been linked with the services of Real Madrid’s and have reportedly been alerted to the Frenchman’s potential availability this summer, although rivals Liverpool are also keen.

On top of that, Spanish outlet Don Balon reports have joined the chase for the 29-year-old forward after they missed out on Alexis Sanchez’s services in January.

Given the depth that both Arsenal and City boast in the attacking third, a move for Benzema does seem unlikely.