Arsenal are reportedly confident they can land Luis Enrique ahead of Chelsea after the Blues baulked at the Spaniards wage demands, said to be in the region of £15m-a-year.

2Carlo Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti

For many, Ancelotti is the safe choice for Arsenal.

The 58-year-old has a massive amount of experience, having managed Juventus, Milan, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

The Italian manager has also been very successful in picking up trophies. He lifted at least one with all of the above clubs, including the Champions League on three different occasions.

He also won the league with four of his last five clubs, only failing to do so with Madrid.

Since joining Chelsea in 2009, his win ratio with each club has never been less than 60%. Wenger’s current ratio with Arsenal is 57%.

The Gunners have already lost more games this season than Ancelotti lost in his entire spell with Bayern Munich. Although, in fairness, that isn’t saying much.

Ancelotti is currently on a leave of absence from management, after leaving Bayern Munich in September.

He should be available this summer.

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