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Arsenal see Mauricio Pochettino appointment as credible and approach discussed by board

Arsenal are considering the possibility of a sensational move for Mauricio Pochettino as their next permanent manager.

Unai Emery has now been sacked by the Gunners and former Tottenham boss Pochettino is a potential candidate to replace him.

Club legend Freddie Ljungberg has stepped up from being a first-team coach under Emery to fill the void as interim manager.

But a long-term solution is still needed at the Emirates Stadium and Pochettino could be approached given his strong credentials.

The Argentinian’s stock rose significantly during his five years with Spurs as he took them…