Arsenal have reportedly identified Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo as the leading candidate to replace Unai Emery who looks set to be dismissed in the coming days.
Pressure is mounting on Emery after a difficult run of results which has seen the Gunners fall to eighth in the Premier League.
Reports understands a decision has already been taken and “Arsenal staff members are now waiting to be told that Unai Emery has been sacked”.
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Reports additionally understands that Nuno has emerged as they preferred choice to take charge after impressing the club’s hierarchy during his time at Wolves.
Furthermore, it is understood that their interest in the Portuguese manager has been strengthened by the fact that head of football Raul Sanllehi has close links with his agent, Jorge Mendes.
Mauricio Pochettino has also been highlighted as a potential replacement for Emery at Arsenal after he was sacked by
The Gunners return to Europa League action on Thursday and can secure passage from Group F with a win or draw against Eintracht Frankfurt.