Pep Guardiola Lined Up to Replace Arsene Wenger as Arsenal Manager Next Summer

Former Barcelona boss primed and ready to take the Emirates Stadium hot-seat.

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According to Spanish source El Mundo Deportivo are reporting that former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola is set to replace Arsene Wenger as Arsenal boss and that such a move could happen as early as next summer.

This has all been fueled by comments made by former Nou Camp star Rafa Marquez who stated his belief that Guardiola is likely to replace Wenger as Gunners boss.

These rumours are further validated by the fact that Pep has relocated to New York, apparently to help improve his English, and Marquez is in close proximity to his former boss as he is currently plying his trade with the New York Red Bulls.

There has been a great deal of speculation about whom would succeed Wenger as boss of the North London club and after seven lean years perhaps there is a chance that the 62 year old would be ushered upstairs to a directorship role or perhaps moved on elsewhere.

Guardiola has been taking a well earned break from the game having left Barcelona at the end of the last campaign and a move to the Premier League has been discussed by the world’s media at length. Some had seen the 41 year old as a possible successor to Sir Alex Ferguson at Man United but it appears that a move to the capital is a more likely one.

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