Arsenal sack Emery: Patrick Vieira ‘right man’ to take over says David Seaman


Patrick Vieira, Nuno Espirito Santo, Fredrik Ljungberg and Carlo Ancelotti are among the candidates being linked to the Arsenal job

Patrick Vieira is the “authorized man” to turn into Arsenal boss, constant with long-established Gunners goalkeeper David Seaman.

Arsenal are starting their think about for a new manager for simplest the 2nd time in 23 years aftersacking Unai Emery.

And ex-Gunners captain Vieira, now manager of Good, most steadily is a candidate.

“I’m sure Arsenal followers would love Patrick to reach support support to the membership. Shimmering Patrick, I procure he would be the authorized man,”Seaman instructed BBC Radio 5 Dwell’s Football Every day Podcast.

“I knew what he was like as a participant. I knew what he was like as a captain. He was a born chief and all americans is conscious of that. Maybe plod down that route as an substitute of a tried and examined route.”

Freddie Ljungberg, 42, is the caretaker boss but Seaman says he hopes his long-established team-mate does no longer opt up the job.

“This job is powerful larger than what Freddie is extinct to within the intervening time,” mentioned the ex-England worldwide.

“He has simplest lawful got into the coaching side of the game and he’ll be genuinely avant-garde as a manager but while he takes ticket now, please strive to come to a decision on up some manufacture of defensive formation sorted out.”

What have Vieira and Ljungberg performed in administration to this level? Who are the opposite candidates? BBC Sport takes a think about.

Massimiliano Allegri

Recent job:Unemployed

Outdated groups managed:Aglianese, SPAL, Grosseto, Lecco, Sassuolo, Cagliari, AC Milan, Juventus

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Well-known trophies won:6 Serie A titles, 4 Italian Cups, 3 Italian Handsome Cups

The most winning manager on this record in latest years, the 52-twelve months-ancient Italian won Serie A in all his five seasons with Juventus – with four of these titles section of domestic doubles – sooner than leaving in Also can.

He also led Juventus to two Champions League finals, losing to Barcelona in 2015 and Precise Madrid in 2017.

Allegri, who won a Serie A title with AC Milan as smartly, has by no formula labored launch air Italy sooner than.

“I in actuality have heard Allegri mentioned,” mentioned Seaman. “He still has complications with the English language and that is another instruct of affairs that Emery had. The approach he came around and within the press, I extinct to agree with him on the sidelines when he was waving his hands and shouting and no longer many gamers were having a think about at him.”

Nuno Espirito Santo

Recent job:Wolves head coach

Outdated groups managed:Rio Ave, Valencia, Porto

Well-known trophies won:None

Portuguese Nuno, forty five, has constructed up an astounding reputation in two and a half seasons with Wolves. He helped the West Midlands membership to the Championship title in his first season, sooner than guiding them into Europe for the principle time since 1980 – playing some astounding football on the approach.

In his first managerial job he led Rio Ave to two cup finals in Portugal, though they misplaced both – and into Europe for the principle time. He has also managed Valencia – where he was modified by Gary Neville after resigning – and Porto, though he’s yet to resolve any main trophies.

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Fredrik Ljungberg

Recent job:Arsenal intervening time head coach

Outdated groups managed:None

Well-known trophies won:None

Swede Ljungberg, 42, has the least managerial skills on this record – however the most Arsenal pedigree. He played 214 occasions for the Gunners, scoring 46 occasions, and a success two Premier League titles including their unbeaten 2003-04 campaign.

He is yet to control a senior team, but has been manager of Arsenal’s Below-15s and Below-23s – both side of a six-month spell as Wolfsburg assistant boss. He had been assistant to Emery since the summer – and steps as much as want caretaker ticket.

Mikel Arteta

Recent job:Manchester Metropolis assistant coach

Outdated groups managed:None

Well-known trophies won:None

The 37-twelve months-ancient Spaniard wasregarded as a easy activityto come to a decision on up the Arsenal job when Arsene Wenger left in 2018 except their surprising appointment of Unai Emery.

Arteta played 150 occasions for Arsenal, captaining the side, sooner than retiring and becoming assistant to Manchester Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola – a job he has held since 2016.

Mauricio Pochettino

Recent job:Unemployed

Outdated groups managed:Espanyol, Southampton, Tottenham

Well-known trophies won:None

The 47-twelve months-ancient Argentinewas sacked by Arsenal’s arch-rivals Tottenhamlast week after five and a half years to blame – having transformed their fortunes. Spurs qualified for the Champions League four occasions under Pochettino, having simplest played in two European Cup campaigns in their historical past beforehand.

His groups play with a lawful footballing vogue, but he has yet to resolve a trophy as a manager – losing last season’s Champions League final to Liverpool.

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Eddie Howe

Recent job:Bournemouth manager

Outdated groups managed:Burnley

Well-known trophies won:None

The 42-twelve months-ancient Englishman is a yarn at Bournemouth, having led them from the League Two relegation zone to becoming a longtime Premier League team.

His groups have an astounding kind of football however likely the greatest instruct of affairs is he has yet to resolve a trophy or have success at another membership – he had 18 unmemorable months at Burnley in between two spells at Bournemouth.

Rafael Benitez

Recent job:Dalian Yifang manager

Outdated groups managed:Precise Valladolid, Osasuna, Extremadura, Tenerife, Valencia, Liverpool, Inter Milan, Chelsea, Napoli, Precise Madrid, Newcastle

Well-known trophies won:Champions League, 2 Europa League/Uefa, 2 La Liga, FA Cup, Italian Cup, Fifa Club World Cup, Uefa Handsome Cup, Community Defend, Italian Handsome Cup

The 59-twelve months-ancient Spaniard has won main trophies in three hundreds of worldwide locations – England, Spain and Italy, most famously a success the 2005 Champions League with Liverpool.

He left Newcastle at the end of the season and joined Dalian Yifang in China, but only within the near past instructed BBC Sport hewould procure to reach support to the Premier Leagueeventually, alongside with his family still residing in England.

Carlo Ancelotti

Recent job:Napoli manager

Outdated groups managed:Reggiana, Parma, Juventus, AC Milan, Chelsea, Paris St-Germain, Precise Madrid, Bayern Munich

Well-known trophies won:3 Champions Leagues, Premier League, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, FA Cup, Italian Cup, Spanish Cup, 3 Uefa Handsome Cups, 2 German Handsome Cups, Community Defend, Italian Handsome Cup

The 60-twelve months-ancient Italian is one in every of simplest three men to resolve three European Cups as a manager. He has won main trophies in all of Europe’s high five leagues – including an FA Cup with Chelsea.

He is under stress at Napoli after seven games without a resolve – with complications between membership president Aurelio de Laurentiis and the gamers creating headlines.

Erik ten Hag

Recent job:Ajax head coach

Outdated groups managed:Fling Forward Eagles, Utrecht

Well-known trophies won:Eredivisie, Dutch Cup, Dutch Handsome Cup

The 49-twelve months-ancient Dutchman is a sizzling property after leading an exhilarating Ajax to the Champions League semi-final last season – his first corpulent campaign to blame. They ended up a success the Dutch double.

He managed Fling Forward Eagles, Bayern Munich’s reserve team and Utrecht sooner than joining Ajax – where he has a essential resolve rate of 75% – in December 2017.

Brendan Rodgers

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Recent job:Leicester Metropolis manager

Outdated groups managed:Watford, Reading, Swansea, Liverpool, Celtic

Well-known trophies won:2 Scottish Premierships, 2 Scottish Cups, 3 Scottish League Cups

The 46-twelve months-ancient Northern Irishman has taken Leicester to 2nd situation within the Premier League after a scurry of six wins in a row in all competitions.

Ensures lawful football and nearly led Liverpool to the Premier League title sooner than a success every Scottish trophy on offer and then leaving for Leicester. Would must drop six locations and 11 capabilities down the table if he were to be half of Arsenal.

“One which genuinely stands out for me is Brendan Rodgers,” mentioned long-established Arsenal goalkeeper Seaman. “But would he replace that in for Leicester thanks to what he has created there?”

Patrick Vieira

Recent job:Good manager

Outdated groups managed:Unique York Metropolis FC

Well-known trophies won:None

The 43-twelve months-ancient Frenchman is an Arsenal yarn, playing 371 occasions for the membership and a success three Premier League titles. His first coaching job was with Manchester Metropolis’s formative years team sooner than joining their sister membership Unique York Metropolis within the MLS.

Moved to French side Good firstly of last season but has yet to manufacture a proper influence and to boot they sit three capabilities above the relegation zone.

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