Another former captain Waqar Younis is also likely to be named as the bowling coach of the team.
According to insiders, the PCB has not received applications from any high profile foreign coaches as yet with the best-known name being former Australian batsman Dean Jones.
The 44-year old said he had not decided as yet if he would apply for the position of head coach.
On Wednesday, PCB announced it had ended its association with Arthur, as well as the bowling coach Azhar Mahmood, batting coach Grant Flower and trainer Grant Luden.
Newly-appointed head coach Farhat Khan is eager to bring Pakistan back as one among the leading contenders of the game after its poor show in recent times.