- Pep Guardiola has hinted Mikel Arteta could move to Emirates Stadium as Arsenal manager
- Unai Emery is currently going through a turbulent time at Arsenal and there are indications he may be sacked
- The Man City manager has now backed his assistant to replace the embattled Arsenal boss
Pep Guardiola has dropped hints suggesting his assistant Mikel Arteta could replace embattled Arsenal manager Unai Emery at Emirates Stadium.
Emery is currently going through a turbulent time at Arsenal and another disappointing 2-2 draw against Southampton has piled up more pressure on the Spaniard with Arsenal fans desperately seeking for a fresh breath.
Although the former PSG boss admitted he was not deterred by the growing discussion surrounding his job, report from England claims he has been issued one-month ultimatum to prove his potential worth.
Arteta, who represented Arsenal from 2011 to 2016, has now been tipped as a potential replacement for Emery who took up Arsenal mantle after Arsene Wenger's lately inglorious 22-year spell.
Speaking about the Spaniard's potential move from Etihad to Emirates, Manchester City manager Guardiola bluntly suggested it is possible.
"I Want him to stay but personal live, professional desire is the professional desire," Pep Guardiola said.
"I want Arteta to stay with us whatever rumours there might be linking him to any other job. He was an incredible player with great vision.
"As a defensive midfielder it’s the perfect position to learn the game. He will be a manager soon or later."
PAY ATTENTION: Install Pitch Football App for FREE to get the latest football News & Scores
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Unai Emery could be frustrated out of Arsenal by players after less than two years in charge of the north London club.
The Gunners were forced to a 2-2 draw at the Emirates by Southampton and sources claim the players have lost faith in the Spanish manager.
Players have now joined fans who have been calling for the sack of Emery and do not believe that he is the man to save their season.
Can Nigeria U17 team win a 6th World Cup title in Brazil? | Legit TV