On the 20th of April, Arsenal’s legendary manager Arsene Wenger announced that he would step down from his role at the end of the season. The Frenchman’s 22-year stint at the North London side has seen him lift three Premier League titles, one of which being an Invincible season, a record-breaking seven FA Cups and also seven Community Shield honours. From the days of “Arsene Who?” to his exciting confrontations with the likes of Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho, the 68-year-old has played a significant role in the modern history of English football that may never be repeated.
The club’s Chief Executive, Ivan Gazidis, alongside his powerful team of Raul Sanllehi; Head of Football Relations, Sven Mislintat; Head of Recruitment, and, Huss Fahmy, Chief Negotiator, are believed to the ones behind deciding who replaces Wenger for the 2018/19 Premier League season. The following takes a look at the various realistic candidates that are currently being linked to succeed Arsene Wenger at Arsenal.