Arsenal will have to pay Maurizio Sarri’s €8m release clause to pry him away from current club Napoli this summer, according to reports in Italy.

1Maurizio Sarri

Like the North London club, Napoli have a restricted budget when compared with the league leaders. Nonetheless, the 59-year-old is leading them on a title charge, playing attractive football along the way.

The only problem is that the manager doesn’t speak English, and can be combative in press conferences. That could be an issue managing Arsenal.

According to The Times, there are 10 or more other names on the Arsenal shortlist at the moment. That’s plenty to choose from, but they need to narrow it down quickly. The season ends in well under three weeks even if the team make the Europa League final.

Let’s have a look at some of the other options: