Niko Kovac has reportedly knowledgeable Arsenal that he’s concerned about changing into supervisor.
Unai Emery was relieved of his duties final month after the Gunners’ depressing begin to the season and talks have taken place to substitute interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg.
The likes of Brendan Rodgers, Massimiliano Allegri and Mauricio Pochettino have all been linked with the vacant place and Kovac is the newest supervisor to emerge as a possible contender on the Emirates.
According to Goal, Kovac’s representatives have held casual discussions with Arsenal to make the club conscious of the 48-year-old’s interest.
Though Kovac shouldn’t be thought to be among the many favourites for the place, Arsenal will strongly take into account the Croatian’s strategy earlier than ruling out any candidates.
Kovac has been a free agent since leaving Bayern Munich by mutual consent at first of November and is looking out for jobs within the Premier League.
The former Croatia boss was within the stands as Everton beat Chelsea this weekend, however performed down hypothesis that he might substitute Marco Silva within the sizzling seat at Goodison Park.
Kovac can be anticipated to attend Arsenal’s conflict with West Ham on the London Stadium on Monday night.
Pochettino refused to rule out the potential for changing Emery when straight requested in regards to the Arsenal job final week.
‘It’s essential to have a second of calm to decrease the decibels and discover the power to tackle a brand new venture, and we’ll see the place that’s,’ the ex-Tottenham supervisor advised TyC Sports
‘I’m going to spend just a few days right here [in Rosario] with my household and mates, after which I’ll return to London.’
Martin Keown admits he by no means noticed Ljungberg as administration materials after a tough begin for the Swede as caretaker boss.
‘He’s a fiercely aggressive particular person,’ Keown advised talkSPORT about his former Arsenal team-mate.
‘I by no means noticed him as administration or a coach, he was fairly an individualistic participant, he did every little thing his personal manner, however that perhaps helps him to be an excellent supervisor.
‘We shouldn’t count on a magic wand as a result of this has been an issue that’s been within the making for a while. Emery clearly inherited it and he didn’t discover a resolution.
‘It was about changing personnel, recruitment so you needed central defenders that wanted to defend, loved defending, they’re not there.
‘We need different midfield players. The likes of [Mesut] Ozil, if they don’t need to toe the road, they don’t need to play, for now you’ll have to upset one or two.’