Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner is edging closer to a sale.

While the squad travels to Lisbon for their friendly with Benfica, Stoke City target Bendtner and Emmanuel Eboue, wanted by Galatasaray, have stayed behind in England.

Gala have already tabled a bid for Ivory Coast fullback Eboue.

Meanwhile, Bendtner is wanted by Stoke and Everton.

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