Arsene Wenger has announced he will leave Arsenal at the end of the season after almost 22 years in the role.
The 68-year-old’s position has come under intense scrutiny over the past 18 months due to repeated failings in the Premier League and Champions League.
The Frenchman has lifted the FA Cup in three of the last four seasons but that has not been enough to appease some supporters and Wenger, whose side are set to compete against Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi-finals next week, confirmed his decision to step down on Friday morning.
Here are the potential candidates to replace him at the helm.
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The Germany boss has a contract until 2020, but is it time to seek a challenge?
Low has been in his current position since 2006 – and hasn’t managed in club football since two years prior.
Sources close to Low doubt whether the Germany manager would give an answer until after the World Cup.
Would a successful defence of the crown in Russia see him walk away?
Jardim has caught the eye of Arsenal chiefs with his brand of football at Monaco.
The Ligue 1 side won the title last season after competing with Paris Saint Germain’s wealth.
He also has Champions League experience and a record of nurturing young talent.
Monaco’s successful side is coming to its end and it may be time for Jardim to move on.
Fonseca is attracting a lot of interest from England due to his work at Shakhtar.
He was believed to be on Everton’s shortlist after they axed Ronald Koeman but the Ukraine club blocked the deal.
Fonseca has revealed he wants to work in the Premier League and is one of the most highly-rated bosses on the continent.
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The Northern Irishman looked to restore his reputation north of the border and has done just that.
He would surely jump at the chance to return to the Premier League after how it ended at Liverpool and they don’t come much bigger than at the Emirates.
Arteta is a serious contender despite his lack of front line experience.
The Spaniard captained Arsenal during his five seasons at the club and is highly thought-of by the Emirates board.
He is currently learning his craft under Pep Guardiola at Manchester City but is undoubtedly eyeing a No.1 job when the time is right.
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