Mikel Arteta looks to be winning the race to become Arsenal's new manager, amid reports of the players being told that he is "90 per cent" certain to take charge.
Arteta who has been Pep Guardiola's right-hand man, assisting the Spaniard to lead Manchester City to the Premier League title is keen on returning to the Emirates after working with Guardiola just two years.
Hoffenheim boss Julian Nagelsmann, who emerged as a frontrunner for the post this week, seems to staying put also after the club's director of football released a statement confirming the 30-year-old would be going nowhere.
Arteta has been heavily touted with landing the role at Arsenal since it was announced that Arsene Wenger would be leaving the club. He will be hungry to impress in his first managerial job, he knows the club inside out after spending the latter stages of his playing days as club captain and his coaching philosophy aligns with that of his hero, Guardiola, who he's helped to develop one of the greatest teams soccer has ever seen over the past 12 months.
GETTYArsene Wenger ended his Arsenal reign with a 1-0 win over Huddersfield last Sunday
It is now seen as highly unlikely that Arsenal would be able to come to an agreement with Juventus' Max Allegri and in the meantime talks with Arteta and his representatives have reached the point where he has named potential staff and the financial package required.
Arteta has come out of left-field a little, especially with no prior managerial experience, but in many regards he would be the flawless choice to not only replace Wenger but keep the playing style and culture he cultivated intact.
Arteta is reportedly fully aware of Arsenal's interest, and will accept the opportunity if the club offers it to him.
The English publication also added that Massimiliano Allegri, Luis Enrique and Joachim Low have all dropped out of the race to replace Wenger.
Oil hits multi-year high on tight supply, Iran sanctions
On the supply side are expectations that as prices continue to rise so will production, including USA oil and shale production. The immediate aftermath has seen tensions between Israel and Iran rise in Syria, already leading to one military clash.
The Magic are taking Lil' Penny to the draft lottery
Should the Kings stay put at No. 7, it would mark the 7th time in the lottery era where they have ended up with that selection. Hoping to land its next star, the Orlando Magic are dusting off an old friend for Tuesday's NBA Draft: Lil' Penny.
Power led 56 of 85 laps on the 14-turn, 2.439-mile permanent road course to collect his 33rd career victory (ninth all time). Josef Newgarden's spin on Lap 56 gave everyone a final pit stop under caution , and everyone put on red tires.
Google also mapped IP addresses and Wi-Fi connection spots where mobile phones connected or attempted to connect, the report says. Moreover, the phone doesn't need to have any apps installed, or even a SIM card inserted.
That "head tax" is estimated to raise about $48 million - which authorities are marking for housing and homeless services. The head tax is a $275 tax per employee for larger companies with more than $20 million in annual revenue.
Mohammad Radmanish confirmed a district police chief in Farah died, but said other statements about violence were exaggerated. The Taliban are stepping up their spring offensive , in an apparent rejection of a peace talks overture from the government.
He expressed full support for Sharif and said the entire party, including party president Shehbaz Sharif, stands with him. Under these circumstances, no one knows for sure what is in store for politics of the country in coming days.
It was certainly a powerful moment in the film, especially for Peter and Gamora's relationship, which now spans three movies . Infinity War' grossed $200 million its opening weekend in China, making it that nation's second-largest debut of all time.
The MHSG can then seamlessly re-ignite the engine - in any situation - if the driver presses the throttle pedal. Kia is set to introduce its first 48-volt diesel mild hybrid powertrain in the second half of 2018.
Ruthless and bloodthirsty gangs roam the open roads and the tyrannical Authority seek to rule who remains with an iron fist. So far I haven't seen anything particularly interesting that makes my ears perk up, but I'll be keeping an eye on this one.
Ryan O'Shaughnessy was our entrant this year, and was the 18th performer of the evening with his song Together . Ladies and gentlemen! Our hearts beat from Lisbon, where the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 is now taking place.
ZTE, as one of the world's largest telecom equipment makers, relied on US companies such as Qualcomm and Intel for components. Which brings us back to Trump. "You should care more about our national security than Chinese jobs", he wrote on Twitter .
Heavy Rainfall Prompts Flash Flood Warning
A flood advisory continues through Thursday for the east branch of the DuPage River in Bolingbrook, affecting Will County. Minor flooding is occurring on the Similkameen River near Nighthawk, and major flooding is forecast for later in the week.
Robert Mueller had authority to prosecute Paul Manafort: judge
He has pleaded not guilty to all of the charges, none of which are directly related to work he performed for Mr Trump's campaign. On Tuesday, Judge Amy Berman Jackson , one of the two judges hearing the cases against Manafort, rejected these arguments .
AFGHANISTAN: Government building attacked in Jalalabad, 12 dead
Taliban militants and fighters of Islamic State outfit have presence in the province, some 120 km east of Afghan capital of Kabul. He said security forces killed six of the attackers after two of them carried out suicide attacks near the building's entrance.
Champions Manchester City smash Premier League records
Swansea needed a 10-goal swing - beating Stoke and seeing Southampton hammered by Manchester City - to stay up. That meant Chelsea will not be playing in Europe's elite competition for the second season in three years.