If reports are correct, Arsenal are considering relieving Unai Emery of his duties before the season’s out.
Raul Sanllehi and Edu are said to have cornered Emery for crisis talks in the tunnel after Alexandre Lacazette’s late strike salvaged a point at home to Southampton at the weekend.
And the chiefs are reportedly considering as many as SIX names to replace Emery as head coach.
Max Allegri has been out of a job since leaving Juventus in 2018. The Italian was interviewed for the Arsenal job prior to Emery’s arrival, but was not deemed worthy.
He is learning English with a view to testing himself in the Premier League.
Mike Arteta has been getting a managerial education under the stewardship of Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola. The ex-Arsenal captain has emerged as an early frontrunner for the job.
The Spaniard who spent five years in north London was a popular man at The Emirates – he knows the side and staff well.
Booted out of Sp*rs and replaced by Jose Mourinho last week, but Mauricio Pochettino has been linked with a shock move to The Emirates.
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Freddie is carving out a positive reputation as a coach since overseeing the Arsenal U23’s last season. Now as Emery’s assistant, he’s a clear candidate to replace Emery should he leave.
Brendan Rodgers has been on a road to redemption since being sacked by Liverpool four years ago. His successful spell in Scotland with Celtic has led him to changing Leicester City’s fortunes.
The Foxes are currently flying high in the Premier League and on course to return to the Champions League. It may be difficult to lure him to The Emirates.
Last but not least, Nuno Santo who has been proving Wolves’ wonderful 2018/19 return to Premier League was not a fluke.
The west-midlands side have not suffered the dreaded second-season-syndrome, but instead are going from strength to strength domestically and set to reach the Europa League knockout stages.
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