Real Madrid president Florentino Perez's search for a new striker has led him to England.

AS says Florentino is eyeing Arsenal striker Robin van Persie as he desperately seeks to boost Real's attacking options for next season.

Now fully fit and returning to his best, Van Persie's form again has attracted admiring glances from Real.

The Dutch ace is tied to Arsenal until 2014, with manager Arsene Wenger determined not to lose his star man.

But Florentino has the cash available to tempt the Gunners' board into parting with Van Persie this summer.

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