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Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea are all trying to sign to Medhi Benatia

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You're going to need two hands to count the number of teams interested in Medhi Benatia soon

FC Bayern Muenchen v Borussia Moenchengladbach - Bundesliga Photo by Lennart Preiss/Bongarts/Getty Images

Medhi Benatia is Mr. Popular these days. The 29-year-old Moroccan international can't seem to go a week without being the subject of more interest and attention from teams ranging the length of Europe. Arsenal are the latest side who are hot to trot for the centerback.

French outlet RMC Sport are reporting that the Gunners are preparing to submit a formal bid for the player. He is their primary target this transfer window. Secondary English sources state that the formal bid is expected sometime later this week, but this claim is not supported in the initial report. In addition, Manchester United and Chelsea are also interested in Benatia with the later having been so since prior to his signing with Bayern Munich. Add to that fact the almost incessant links to Juventus and Roma -- including the nearly constant rumors of a transfer price between €15-25M -- and you have a player in reputedly high demand.

It's only May and the Medhi Benatia transfer sagas are already in full force. Who's ready for the next three months?