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Arsenal draw up four man shortlist to replace Unai Emery

Arsenal draw up four man shortlist of Nuno Espirito Santo, Max Allegri, Mikel Arteta and Brendan Rodgers to replace Unai Emery

  • Arsenal sacked Unai Emery as manager on Friday after a downturn in form
  • The Gunners have drawn up a four-man shortlist to replace Emery
  • Nuno Espirito Santo of Wolves and Max Allegri are both contenders  

Arsenal have drawn up a four-man shortlist of Nuno Espirito Santo, Max Allegri, Mikel Arteta and Brendan Rodgers to replace the sacked Unai Emery.

We understand they have already made contact with Allegri but the former Juventus boss has concerns over the club’s willingness to spend money on new players. Allegri has intimated he would make the signing of two centre-backs his priority.

However, the Italian would need guarantees that owner Stan Kroenke would make transfer funds available before committing himself to the Gunners, whose managerial search is being led by head of football Raul Sanllehi and technical director Edu.

Nuno Espirito Santo is on a four-man shortlist to take over as Arsenal’s new manager 

Former Juventus boss Max Allegri is a contender and would want two new centre-backs

Former Juventus…