Arsenal dealt huge blow in their pursuit of Bundesliga key man

Amid speculations he may be the man to substitute Arsene Wenger, Hoffenheim have announced that manager Julian Nagelsmann will not be departing from the club this summer.

According to a group of sports TV channels Sky Sports News, Alexander Rosen, The German club’s director of football, has said that Julian will “100 percent” be at the club next campaign.

The 30-year-old manager has been at the club since 2016 and in that time, Julian has managed to become one of the best coaches in Germany. As such, he has become an in-demand man around Europe’s elite leagues.

Nagelsmann managed to steer Die Kraichgauer into the third position in the Bundesliga, which means that the German side will be playing in the Champions League next campaign.

Julian was supposedly on Arsenal’s wishlist of potential new coaches but it becomes visible he won’t be going anywhere this summer, leaving Spaniard Mikel Arteta as the front-runner to take over at Arsenal.

In spite of Arteta is in pole position to replace Arsene Wenger at the Gunners, the north London side’s management yet to start official negotiations with Mikel and Manchester City.