ARSENAL target Monchi threatened Roma fans after they accused the transfer guru of “wrecking the team”, according to reports.
Porto beat the Italian side 3-1 (4-3 agg) at home last to send them out of the Champions League.
The 50-year-old Spaniard is top of the Gunners’ hit list to oversee operations at the Emirates.
And Marca, quoting Italian media, have suggested a move is even nearer to completion after Monchi let rip at raging Roma supporters.
Ultras reportedly shouted “you have to go” and “you’re wrecking the team” at Monchi.
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But he is said to have hit back: “You’re fine. In six months I’ll come to look for you one by one.”
Edin Dzeko – who channelled his inner Pepe by falling to the floor pathetically after a coming together with Pepe – was also verbally attacked by fans.
Steven Nzonzi and Patrik Schick were also confronted, according to reports.
Porto advanced after Alex Telles netted from the spot in the 116th minute.