Sacked PSG coach Unai Emery is a late contender of the Arsenal job.
The Daily Mail says Emery has emerged as a shock last-minute candidate to take over as the new Arsenal manager.
Mikel Arteta, currently assistant to Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, has been the favourite to land the job having been endorsed by the departing Arsene Wenger.
But the availability of Spaniard Emery, 46, who left Paris Saint-Germain after leading the French side to the Ligue 1 title, has alerted the powers at Arsenal.
Patrick Vieira has also been sounded out and there is a suggestion Arsenal will talk with Thierry Henry this week.
But Emery has the most impressive managerial record of all so far.