On Tuesday Morning, sources close to Arsenal revealed seven names on the club’s shortlist to replace Arsene Wenger at the end of the season.
Although nothing is confirmed yet, Tuesday’s Daily Mail and Telegraph both reported that Arsenal’s hierarchy are considering their options after the cup final defeat. The papers suggest that if Wenger fails to qualify the club for the Champions League, that could spell the end for the manager.
In preparation for the 68-year-old’s possible departure, Arsenal have drawn up a shortlist of potential replacements. Here are the seven candidates (via Telegraph):
For the last 12 years, Low has been in charge of the German national team. The team have had a lot of success during that period, most notably winning the World Cup in 2014.
They also won the Confederations Cup in 2017, as well as finishing as runners up in the European Championship in 2008.
Their third-placed finishes in the World Cup and European Championships in 2010, 2012 and 2016 mean the country have finished in the top-three at the last five major international tournaments.
The main concern is that the 58-year-old would struggle to adapt to club management.
His last job as a club coach ended in 2004, and a massive amount has changed since then.
Plus, he was managing the likes of Austria Wien, Fenerbahce and VfB Stuttgart in those days. Not exactly the top teams in Europe.
Nonetheless, if Low can transfer his international success to Arsenal, he’d make a great appointment.