Report: Arsenal narrow Emery replacements down to Arteta and Allegri

Mikel Arteta, Manchester City assistant coach looks on during the UEFA Champions League group C match between Atalanta and Manchester City at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on November 06, 2019 in...

Arsenal are running out of patience with Unai Emery.

Unai Emery the head coach

Arsenal are reportedly considering Unai Emery's future, The Times reports.

The Gunners were expected to easily beat struggling Southampton at the weekend, but only scraped a 2-2 draw with late equaliser.

Arsenal's board reportedly have narrowed Emery's replacements down to two managers.

 

The Times claims Mikel Arteta and Massimiliano Allegri are both being lined up as possible replacements.

Talks were held with Arteta in 2018 before Arsenal appointed Unai Emery as Arsene Wenger's successor.

Allegri is out of work after leaving Juventus and The Times reports he is keen on working in England.

Massimiliano Allegri manager of Juventus FC gives instructions during the serie A match between Juventus and US Sassuolo on February 4, 2018 in Turin, Italy.

The two managers are completely different in terms of what they can offer.

Allegri is experienced, has won league titles, but has never coached in England.

Arteta knows English football extensively and previously played for Arsenal.

But he has never held a manager's job before.

Either would be a bit of a gamble for Arsenal, but staying with Emery is not a very attractive option.

Mikel Arteta, Manchester City assistant coach looks on during the UEFA Champions League group C match between Atalanta and Manchester City at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on November 06, 2019 in...

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