RB Leipzig coach Ralph Hasenhuttl has admitted that the report linking him to the Arsenal job was close to the truth.
The Sun reported earlier in the week that the 49-year-old is set to take over from Arsene Wenger, should he decide to step down at the end of the season.
Hasenhuttl, who has led newly-promoted Leipzig to the top of the Bundesliga standings this campaign, revealed that the story was close to reality.
"It was a well-researched story. There was a lot of truth to it," the Austrian told a press conference.
"I have heard of worse fates than succeeding the longest-serving manager in England. It's not damaging my reputation, is it?"
However, he added that he is enjoying his time at Leipzig and isn't considering a move just yet.
"We don't have to put too much thought into it," he said of the Arsenal link. "I have found my luck here."
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