Dennis Bergkamp open for Arsenal return as part of the club’s coaching staff ‘when the time is right’
Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp is open to returning as part of the coaching staff ‘when the time is right’, admitting he is ‘genuinely interested’ in Mikel Arteta’s philosophy
- Dennis Bergkamp has admitted he is open to a return to Arsenal
- The Arsenal legend was fired in December 2017 as an assistant manager of Ajax
- Bergkamp admits that he is ‘really interested’ in the work Mikel Arteta does
Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp has revealed that he is open to returning to the club as part of the coaching staff ‘when the time is right’.
Bergkamp is one of the all-time greatest players of the Gunners, scoring 120 goals for the club between 1995 and 2006, winning three league titles and three FA Cups.
After quitting, he got the chance to become a scout for Arsenal, but preferred to spend time with his family.
Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp has revealed he is open to returning ‘when the time is right’
Bergkamp later went on to coach and eventually became Ajax’s assistant manager before being fired from that position in December 2017.
He hasn’t been involved in coaching since then, but plans to return eventually, with Arsenal as his favorite destination.
Bergkamp is one of the biggest players of Arsenal and was very successful with the club
“When the time comes, I would like to go back and play a part somewhere,” he said FourFourTwo.
‘We are currently great in the Netherlands. I have a young family and have been out of coaching for a while.
“But I have to admit, I have the urge to get back on the field and help, whether with the technical or coaching staff.”
The 51-year-old said that he has not yet received any coaching offers, but he is open to a return to the match.
He said, “It may be a little early, but you never know. We will see what comes my way.
Bergkamp says he is ‘really interested’ in the work of Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta
“There’s been no contact about that at the moment, but let’s see what happens as soon as I make a decision.
“Of course it would be ideal at Arsenal – I spent 11 years there and I have a good feeling about the club.”
Bergkamp admitted that he is ‘really interested’ in the work Mikel Arteta does at Arsenal.
He said, “I am really interested in Mikel Arteta and how he does it at Arsenal, because there are signs that he wants to change their philosophy.
“It looked good in the few games I saw earlier in the year. But my future, who knows? One day is not the next in football. ‘
Freddie Ljungberg, who was part of Arsenal’s legendary invincibles team like Bergkamp, is an assistant coach on Arteta’s coaching staff.