Manchester United are threatening Arsenal in their bid for Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira. The Daily Mail says Arsenal are holding out hope they can persuade Khedira to join them from Real Madrid despite Chelsea's interest.

Real Madrid also maintain that Manchester United have asked to be kept informed.

United are advanced in talks for Arturo Vidal at Juventus but made an offer for Khedira last summer. However, the German is keen to play Champions League football and has close friends at Arsenal while knowing Jose Mourinho well also from his time at Madrid.

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