Date: 25th April 2018 at 8:10pm
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are seeking a new leader following the news that is to step down at the end of the season and one chief is reportedly keen to bring a familiar face back to Stadium.

Sky SportsĀ claims that believes that former Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta is the ideal candidate to replace Wenger when the long-serving Frenchman brings an end to his 22 years in this summer.

Arteta has seen his reputation grow working alongside Pep Guardiola at champions Manchester City and, despite his lack of managerial experience, Gazidis believes the former skipper is the right man to take charge.

Gazidis, alongside head of recruitment Sven Mislintat and head of football operations Raul Sanellehi, have begun their search for a successor to Wenger this week, with the likes of Luis Enrique and being touted as potential candidates.

Arsenal are keen to come to a decision swiftly, allowing the new manager time to rebuild the squad this summer.