Date: 15th May 2018 at 7:06pm
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Arsenal are set to venture into a new era this summer after the departure of , who waved goodbye to the side after 22 successful years at the helm.

Plenty of speculation has orientated around who the could draft in to succeed the legendary Frenchman and it seems that the club have set their sights on a familiar face, ready to take a risk with an inexperienced appointment.

The Daily MailĀ states leading members of the Arsenal hierarchy, including chief executive , have earmarked former Gunners skipper as the ideal candidate to take charge at the Stadium.

Arteta has spent two-years working as Pep Guardiola’s assistant at Manchester City since ending his playing career at Arsenal and has attracted plenty of praise for his impact with the Premier League champions, which has seen him tipped to have a successful managerial career ahead of him.

Despite having no prior experience, Arsenal are ready to make a move as they believe the Spaniard can spark life into a Gunners side who are set for their second consecutive season without football next term.