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02:25  17 may  2018
02:25  17 may  2018 Source:

Arsenal to hold Arteta talks

  Arsenal to hold Arteta talks Arsenal will hold talks with Mikel Arteta on Thursday about becoming their new manager, according to Sky sources.  Former Gunners midfielder Arteta is the leading candidate to succeed Arsene Wenger and if appointed, he would be handed a transfer budget in the region of £50m this summer.The Arsenal executives, who are responsible for choosing the new manager, are also understood to be holding talks on Thursday. © Provided by BSkyB Getty They are expected to include chief executive Ivan Gazidis, head of football relations Raul Sanllehi and head of recruitment Sven Mislintat.

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Arsenal are planning to hold talks with Mikel Arteta on Thursday over becoming the club’s next manager.

Sky Sports journalist Kaveh Solhekol claims that the Arsenal Executives will also be meeting on Thursday to discuss who will land the job.

Arteta has been heavily touted with landing the role at Arsenal since it was announced that Arsene Wenger would be leaving the club.

It was revealed earlier this month that Wenger would be stepping down at the end of the season, after 22 years at the club.

Despite a number of high profile managers being linked with the job, it appears as though Arteta is their first choice – despite having no previous senior experience in charge of a team.

He has been a part of Pep Guardiola’s backroom team at Manchester City for the past two seasons, including their record-breaking title success this season.

Wenger: Arteta has qualities for Arsenal job .
The departing Gunners boss feels his former captain has the leadership skills needed to take charge of the club and lift them to another levelArsene Wenger believes Manchester City coach Mikel Arteta has the "qualities" required to succeed him at Arsenal.

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