amid Unai Emery’s exit, Raul Sanllehi sounds out hints abut his replacement

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Arsenal chief Raul Sanllehi is reportedly already looking at replacing Unai Emery amid concerns over the Gunners’ poor form.

Arsenal sit sixth in the Premier League and haven’t won a Premier League game since October 6.

That’s put increasing pressure on the Spaniard ahead of a busy run of fixtures over the Christmas period.

According to the Mirror , Emery has a month to turn things around or he risks being give the chop.

Before the international break, Arsenal suffered a disappointing 2-0 defeat to Leicester but head of football Sanllehi gave him a vote of confidence.

And Spanish journalist Kike Marin has backed up those claims, stating Sanllehi has even made contact with former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique.

Enrique won the treble with the Catalan side in the 2014-15 season and notched up nine trophies in his three seasons with the club.

The 49-year-old’s most recent post saw him manage Spain but he stepped down when his daughter was diagnosed with bone cancer and tragically passed away in August.

It’s not clear when Enrique will return to management but Marin claims Sanllehi is already making enquiries.

He tweeted : “Emery knows that he is VERY questioned and that #Arsenal react in the next games or at Christmas he is out.

“Raul Sanllehi holds him, but he also polls the market, hence his contacts with Luis Enrique.”

Mikel Arteta has also been tipped to replace Emery should Arsenal give him the boot and former Chelsea player Tony Cascarino believes he should have replaced Arsene Wenger.

“There are managers out there, but I said three years ago Mikel Arteta would have been the one [I picked],” he said.

“If you read about all the stuff about Arteta at Man City behind the scenes, I felt he would be a great fit for Arsenal and I think he would take it to a new direction.

“His English is far better than Emery’s and he would be a massive plus for Arsenal if they chose to make that decision.

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