Arsene Wenger’s future at Arsenal is under renewed scrutiny after back-to-back defeats in the Premier League heading into today’s clash with Hull.
Last night, Petit's old team-mate Ian Wright revealed Wenger told him his time at the club is coming to an end.
Arsenal fans rejoice on Twitter as Ian Wright hints at Arsene Wenger exit
Fri, February 10, 2017
Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has hinted that Arsene Wenger could be on his way out of the Emirates at the end of the season, and Gunners fans are delighted
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Ian Wright has admitted Arsene Wenger could leave Arsenal, and fans can't cope
And the ex-France midfielder believes Simeone is the right man to replace Wenger if he leaves after 20 years in north London.
"If Arsene leaves I'd like to see Simeone from Atletico Madrid (replace him)," Petit told Soccer AM.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger
"He has got huge experience. What he has done for the last five years at Atletico is amazing, given the two top guns in Spain in Real Madrid and Barcelona.
"They are still competing every season with them in La Liga and the Champions League, that is a huge achievement.
"On top of that he has the discipline and vision to how he wants his players to play on the pitch, with high intensity and respect. That could be something very good for Arsenal, but only if Arsene leaves."