Former Arsenal manager to be handed shock managerial appointment?

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Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been linked with a surprise move to Bayern Munich after stepping down from the helms of affairs at the Emirate Stadium over the summer.

The German club are reportedly already looking at candidates to replace Niko Kovac as manager following their poor start to the season, with Arsene Wenger, Zinedine Zidane and Laurent Blanc mentioned as possibilities.

Bild (h/t Get French Football News) passed on the list of potential successors:

Bayern have endured a nightmare run of late, going winless in their last four matches across all competitions. With back-to-back Bundesliga losses, they’ve dropped to sixth in the standings.

The German giants have struggled under new boss Kovac who took over from Jupp Heynckes at the end of last season.

This weekend’s 3-0 drubbing at home to Borussia Monchengladbach made it four games without a win in all competitions.

It means Bayern Munich find themselves sixth in the table and four points behind table-toppers Borussia Dortmund, the only unbeaten team in the league.

According to Bild, the Bavarian side are already compiling a shortlist of potential replacements at the Allianz Arena.

Zidane and Wenger, fellow Frenchman Laurent Blanc is also thought to be on the list.

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