Arsenal agree deal for Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim to replace Wenger

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Arsenal has been linked with a sensational move for one of Ligue 1 best managers, according to reports.

Leonardo Jardim is currently manager of AS Monaco, the club he joined in 2014, and he has a contract until 2020.

The 43-year-old’s main draw is the team he put together in 2016/17.

The young side played impressive attacking football as they won Ligue 1 ahead of Paris Saint-Germain.’

They also made the Champions League semi-finals, the Coupe de France semi-finals and finished runners-up in the Coupe de la Ligue.

Monaco then sold most of their key players to a host of teams around Europe. The club have struggled to keep up this year as a result, although they’re still second in Ligue 1 behind PSG.

Such a young manager with experience managing in the biggest European matches could appeal to the Arsenal board.

They’d need to convince Monaco to let him go first, though.


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