Manchester City assistant manager Mikel Arteta has completed his interview with Arsenal with a verbal agreement to become the Gunners boss.
Arsene Wenger left the job at the end of the season after 22 years and Concise News has gathered that Arteta and his representatives held advanced negotiations with the Gunners.
They are said to be at a stage where backroom staff and financial packages are being discussed.
According to reports in the UK, the Spaniard, a former Arsenal midfielder, would be bringing three of his staff with Santi Cazorla becoming a player-coach.
Wenger took charge of his 1,235th and last game as Gunners boss last Sunday.