The Gunners may look to hire van Gaal.
Much of the recent talk surrounding the Premier League has been the sacking of David Moyes as Manchester United manager and who will be his successor.
The leading name in the quest to find a new boss is current Netherlands head coach Louis van Gaal, but with Arsene Wenger’s future uncertain Arsenal are looking to sneak in ahead of United and tie up a deal for the Dutchman, according to Goal.
Van Gaal has confirmed he will be leaving his current post after the 2014 World Cup and has also expressed his desire to work in England.
Having won league titles in Spain, Germany and his home nation the 62-year-old is certainly an experienced enough figure to guide the Red Devils and the Gunners are also clearly fans.
This is because the future of Wenger at the Emirates Stadium is not yet decided, with the 64-year-old’s current deal expiring in the summer and no new contract has been signed as yet.
The north Londoners are prepared to extend the 64-year-old’s stay at the club, but whether he wants to or not remains uncertain.
Tottenham Hotspur were also thought to be interested in van Gaal as a replacement for Tim Sherwood, but the manager has rejected that opportunity.
Interestingly three of the Dutch ace’s former colleagues – Andres Jonker, Jan van Loon and Frans de Kat – are joining Arsenal this summer and he would therefore be in good company.
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