Date: 12th February 2017 at 12:25pm
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Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez has emerged as a shock candidate to replace at Arsenal.

Wenger’s future is still in doubt despite hinting he could remain on as boss before his contract expires over the summer. It has led to speculation over who could replace Wenger and Benitez is supposedly in the mix, should the Frenchman decide to walk away from at the end of the season.

The Daily Mirror (via The Sun) claims if Benitez was to be offered the job then the former and boss will ask Gunners legend Thierry Henry to join his backroom staff.

The hierarchy have allegedly drawn up a list of potential candidates to replace Wenger, they include Juve’s Max Allegri, Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel, Monaco’s Leonardo Jardim, of and Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone to name but a few.