Date: 11th December 2019 at 11:30am
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are set to hold talks with over their current managerial vacancy, according to The Sun

The 60-year-old parted company with on Tuesday despite registering a 4-0 win over that guided them to the last 16 of the .

And it is understood that are keen to speak to the Italian as they step up their efforts to find a permanent replacement for Unai Emery, with the process of whittling down their shortlist of candidates well under way.

Is Ancelotti the man for Arsenal?

The could definitely do a whole lot worse than Ancelotti.

The Italian is one of the most experienced and highly respected managers in the game at the moment, and even though he has parted company with Napoli, it will do little to tarnish a reputation that has been shaped by many years of success.

Since taking the job in 1999, the 60-year-old has never dropped beneath a points per game of 1.85, as per Transfermarkt, and that total came in his most recent gig in Naples.

Beyond that, Ancelotti has done the lot.

Three Champions League trophies, two World’s Best Club Coach gongs, he has quite the pedigree and, crucially, has experience of the English, winning a league title and an Cup with Chelsea.

His resume speaks for itself, and if the Gunners could land him it would be a massive coup.