LISTEN: ‘Howe not ready for Arsenal job, Simeone the favourite’ – Gunners legend

first_imgParlour added: “Simeone, whether he would want to move from LaLiga we don’t know, but I’m sure he would like to test himself in the Premier League against the likes of Guardiola, Mourinho, Klopp and managers like that.“He would be the favourite if it came to Arsenal changing the manager at the end of the season.” 1 Ray Parlour believes Eddie Howe is not yet ready to manage Arsenal.Long-serving Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is out of contract at the end of the season and he has yet to decide whether to continue in the job.The north club have reportedly earmarked Howe as Wenger’s potential successor should the Frenchman call it quits,The 38-year-old has worked wonders during two spells at Bournemouth, leading them from League Two to the Premier League, and is rated as one of the best young managers in the game.However, next summer would be too soon for him to make the jump to Arsenal, according to Parlour.“I don’t think he would know enough about big foreign players to attract them,” the Gunners great told talkSPORT.“He is doing a wonderful job at Bournemouth and he could be a manager in the future for Arsenal, but I think it is a little bit too soon for him at the moment.”Parlour reckons Diego Simeone is the current the stand-out candidate to succeed Wenger.The Argentine has led Atletico Madrid to LaLiga, Copa Del Rey and Europa League glory, as well as two Champions Leagie finals, in his five years at the helm.last_img

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