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Nice manager Lucien Favre has reportedly developed as a shock contender for the Arsenal job.
With the North Londoners now only sitting in sixth place in the Premier League standings, the future of Arsene Wenger stays in doubt, and several high-profile names have been linked with the top spot at the Emirates Stadium.
But, as reported by the L’Equipe, Arsenal hold an interest in Favre, who is currently approaching the end of his second term at the Ligue 1 outfit.
The French side are only in the seventh spot in the standings however during the last season, Favre led the club to third place, which secured a spot in Europe.
Favre has earlier held positions at Hertha Berlin and Borussia Monchengladbach, where he aided the development of current Arsenal star Granit Xhaka.
The 60-year-old still has just over onte year left on his deal at Allianz Riviera.
Meanwhile, Arsenal ready to give a new improved deal to Aaron Ramsey to ward off reported interest from Juventus. The Welshman has just left over a year in his current contract.
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