Next from the list is Eddie How the Bournemouth’s manager he is proving himself as a reliable and skillful person. He guided the small club from League One to the Premier League in just three years, without any significant budget, he made them play attractive football and it does look like they will stay in Premier League for third consecutive season. For the more interested it worth underlying the fact Bournemouth has never played in the highest league before, which makes his achievement even greater. But he lacks the experience of managing a top side team. In addition, the fans pressure and constant demand for more trophies might be a reason for Eddie How not joining.
Other bookmaker’s favorite is Diego Simeone. The Argentine success with Atletico Madrid, both in Spanish competitions and in Champions League came at very long odds. He is a mastermind of effectiveness, makes everyone playing at maximum of his potential, and he done that with budget few times smaller than the Spanish giants. The problem here is his which differs massively from the Arsenal’s perception of football. His team is no stranger to ugly playing style and mind games, something which makes him unwanted by some of Arsenal’s supporters.
Thomas Tuchel is another option. He achieved stability with his first manager job in Mainz 05, made the club sure about their Bundesliga future. After that he was chosen to fix Borussia Dortmund problems, something he did at acceptable level after second place in Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal final in first his season and a quarter-final in Champions League in his first attempt in the competition.
Ronald Koeman seems to have the most experience and it we might not be wrong if we say that he is among the favorites to replace Wenger. He has greater know-how then anybody from the list with his spells at teams like Ajax, PSV, Feyenoord, Valencia, Benfica, Southampton and Everton. In addition he was assistant in Barcelona and Netherlands national team. Everton seems like they moved to a whole new level after Koeman take care of them, challenging for a Europe qualification spot and at one point for a top four finish. It will be very hard for Arsenal to attract him before he finish with his Everton project.