Harry Redknapp plays down Eddie Howe to Arsenal talk
Wenger is out of contract at the end of the season and is yet to make a decision on his future, with a two-year extension said to be on the table.
Howe has been tipped as a potential successor at the Emirates Stadium should the Frenchman opt to move on in the summer.
Eddie Howe has been tipped to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal
But former Bournemouth boss Redknapp believes it's too early in the 39-year-old's career to deal with the likes of Arsenal superstars Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez.
“Eddie’s done a fantastic job at Bournemouth,” Redknapp told Radio Five Live.
“He’s worked with young players, players who have come from the lower divisions.
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“(But working with ‘big’ players) is different completely.
“You’re dealing with big stars: Sanchez, Ozil.
“Is he ready to step into Arsenal now? I’ve got to be honest, I don’t think he is, no.”