Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez has hinted Bordeaux striker Marouane Chamakh is set to join Arsenal.

Chamakh has pre-contract offers from both Premiership clubs as he prepares to leave Bordeaux on a Bosman at the end of the season.

"I do not think he will come with us," conceded a clearly frustrated Benitez at this afternoon's press conference at Melwood.

Benitez has been long been an admirer of the Bordeaux striker, who he had targeted during the transfer window.