Arsenal and Manchester United are in contact with Real Madrid for Sami Khedira.

The Sun says the German's campaign was hindered by injuries last time out and Los Blancos boss Carlo Ancelotti is willing to let him depart.

That has alerted Arsene Wenger and Gunners bosses who were said to be readying a cut-price £15million bid.

But that doesn't look like landing Khedira, with United preparing to double the fee and table a £30million offer.

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