He told Die Welt: "It is the question of whether they want to have a gentleman with experience like Arsène Wenger, so a guy like Carlo Ancelotti or maybe a young, hungry coach.
"I think Arsenal would be good for a German coach. That is my feeling. The club has been relying on German know-how for some years now."
The two latest names to be linked with the Gunners job are Schalke coach Domenico Tedesco and Hoffenheim's Julian Nagelsmann.