The search for a permanent manager is ongoing at Arsenal on the back of the dismissal of Unai Emery on Friday morning.
Two of their targets to replace Unai Emery have been contacted according to journalist IndyKaila.
Mikel Arteta and Brendan Rodgers are two of the managerial targets for Arsenal and their respective clubs have been contacted over the vacant managerial job in North London.
Brendan Rodgers has done a very good job at Leicester City since his appointment as their manager last season, and they are second on the Premier League table this term.
Leicester City have been contacted by Arsenal over the possibility of Brendan Rodgers replacing Unai Emery as the permanent manager at the club, and the Foxes told Arsenal to check back in May.
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Arsenal were told that Brendan Rodgers is not available.
Former Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta is the assistant manager to Pep Guardiola at Manchester City and the Spaniard is a top candidate for the vacant managerial job at the Emirates Stadium.
It was revealed that Arsenal have contacted Manchester City about speaking to Mikel Arteta and they were told to return after the league game against Newcastle United on Saturday.
Arteta and Manchester City travel to the Northeast to take on Newcastle United in the first of the week 14 league games this weekend.