Arsenal is set to hold talks with Mikel Arteta on Thursday about becoming their new manager.
The former Gunners midfielder, Arteta is the leading candidate to succeed Arsene Wenger and could be handed a transfer budget of £50m to sign players this summer.
The club management including Chief Executive, Ivan Gazidis, head of football relations, Raul Sanllehi and head of recruitment, Sven Misilintat would be holding a crucial meeting.
The Spaniard could be allowed to bring his own backroom staff to the club should he be handed the contract at Arsenal wants to ensure they appoint a manager before the World Cup begins on June 14.
Arteta an assistant coach at Manchester City and Pep Guardiola said he will not stand in the 36-year-old’s way if he is offered the Arsenal job.