Bundesliga expert on Arsene Wenger’s future, who should replace him and when

Jan Age Fjortoft says that Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp should eventually succeed Arsene Wenger as the Arsenal manager.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger signed a new contract only in May and is scheduled to remain at the Emirates Stadium until May 2017, but speculation on his future continues.

The Frenchman has been in charge of the Gunners since 1996, but failure to win a Premier League title since 2004 has resulted in many fans calling for him to leave.

Wenger put an end to Arsenal’s nine-year trophy drought last season when he led them to FA Cup success, but given that he is 64 and pressure is increasing, it is only a matter of time before he is replaced by some younger.

According to Jan Age Fjortoft, a former Norway international and Bundesliga expert, Wenger should step down from his post at Arsenal next summer.

The former Middlesbrough and Sheffield United star claims that Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp would be the perfect successor to Wenger at Arsenal.



Klopp has long been suggested as a possible successor to Wenger. The German is one of the most charismatic football managers in Europe and is pretty good at his job too.

The 47-year-old has been in charge of Dortmund since 2008 and has helped the club re-establish themselves as a real force in German football.

During his time at the Signal Iduna Park, Klopp has won the Bundesliga twice, the DFB-Pokal once and reached the final of the Champions League in 2013. Klopp’s current contract with Dortmund runs out in June 2018.

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