Arsenal win could lead to sacking, and Romanian legend is lined up

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Arsenal's win over Galatasaray could lead to Cesare Prandelli being fired.

Arsenal's stunning win over Galatasaray in midweek has led to much acclaim for striker Danny Welbeck, but there is another side of the coin.

Over in Turkey the recriminations are only just beginning, and it was head coach Cesare Prandelli who took the brunt of the blame for the 4-1 thrashing.

The press lambasted his tactics and player selection, and despite only taking over in the summer, his job is already under threat.

Italian website TMW report that Galatasaray are already lining up a replacement.

They report Prandelli has 'little chance' to become a success at the club, and the club are to sound out Gheorghe Hagi.

Hagi, 49, played for Galatasaray for five seasons during his playing career and his highly regarded at the club.

The decision is unlikely to be based on the Arsenal result alone but it has set the agenda. Prandelli needs to win games in the league, and avoid humiliation in the Champions League.

With home and away fixtures next against Borussia Dortmund next, that is unlikely to be easy.

Arsenal could be facing a very different Galatasaray by time their final Champions League fixture comes around.

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