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Real Madrid president Florentino to pay £84m for Arsenal, Chelsea target Belotti

Real Madrid have reportedly leapt to the front of the chasing pack for Torino striker Andrea Belotti.

Gazzetta dello Sport is reporting that Torino chief Urbano Cairo will fly to Madrid next week to meet with Real president Florentino Perez, regarding the 23-year-old.

Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and AC Milan are all showing interest in Belotti but it appears as though Spanish giants Madrid have stolen a march on their European rivals.

It is understood that Perez is prepared to meet Belotti's £84million release clause in the summer and will sell Karim Benzema in order to raise some of the funds.

Italy international Belotti has scored 15 goals in 20 Serie A outings for Il Toro this season.

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