Arsenal In Pole Position In Signing Italian Star As Key Replacement

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Arsenal holds the main advantage over Paris Saint-Germain in the race of head coach Carlo Ancelotti, who is reportedly ready to move to London as he wants a Premier League place.

The Italian coach has been out of work since being sacked by Bayern Munich earlier this campaign, and the Daily Mirror suggest he’s keen on managing the North Londoners.

While many Arsenal fans would no doubt be happy to see the battling Arsene Wenger replaced by a man who’s won three Champions League crowns in his career, the Mirror suggests the club themselves have some concerns over the possible deal.

Although Gazzetta Dello Sport reported Arsenal had approached Ancelotti earlier this campaign, the Mirror now suggest the north London giants would favour someone younger to succeed Wenger when he ultimately steps down.

The Italian has, in fairness, maybe not quite looked cut out for the scale of the job needed at Arsenal based on his recent displays with significant teams.

Inheriting expensive squads full of world-class footballers at both Madrid and Bayern, the 58-year-old is primarily seen has having under-achieved due to his lack of La Liga triumph at Real and loss of Champions League with Bayern.

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