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Patrick Vieira set to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

Patrick Vieira set to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

- Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger could leave the club at the end of the season

- And ex Gunners' captain Patrick Vieira has been tipped to replace him at the Emirates

- The 41-year-old Frenchman is the current manager of New York City Football Club

Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira has been tipped to replace the Gunners' current handler Arsene Wenger at the end of the ongoing Premier League season.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has one more year left on his current contract at the Emirates Stadium, but there are reports that the Frenchman could walk away this summer.

This season, the former Monaco boss has been badly criticized by Arsenal fans who were livid with the Gunners' performance in the Premier League.

But Arsenal still have a chance of winning a title this term as they are in the Europa League last four, and winning it will give them the chance to qualify for next season's Champions League.

Patrick Vieira was Wenger's very first signing back in 1996, joining from AC Milan for £3.5m and won three Premier League titles and three FA Cups during his time in north London.

And 13 years after leaving the club, Patrick Vieira has been tipped as candidate to replace his fellow countryman Arsene Wenger at the Emirates according to the Daily Mail.

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The report added that Arsene Wenger will not be sacked considering his relationship with Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke, meaning it would require Wenger himself to choose to walk away.

Earlier, had reported how Premier League club Arsenal are reportedly lining up Italian tactician Carlo Ancelotti as a replacement for embattled manager Arsene Wenger who could leave at the end of the season.

Despite heavy criticism from millions of Arsenal fans, Wenger signed a two-year extension last summer, but their are worries among the board he may cut his contract short.

The Evening Standard claims former Bayern Munich boss Ancelotti ticks the boxes for being able to take the club forward if Wenger leaves.

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