Dennis Bergkamp says he wants to return to Arsenal to work as one of the club’s coaching staff.
The Arsenal legend, who is currently assistant coach at Ajax, had this to say in an interview with The Telegraph newspaper:
“The feeling Johan Cruyff has had for Barcelona, I have the same with Arsenal.
“At Arsenal it was a good click. I always enjoyed it. I never had a bad day there. It is always on my mind. It is part of my ambition to come back at some stage.
“I can’t really plan ahead. I know I will be here [at Ajax] for at least another three or five years and then I don’t know. I don’t see myself being at Ajax for the rest of my coaching career. I don’t see myself as a manager.
“I see myself as being part of the coaching staff. I really enjoy that role, especially the individual training with the strikers.
“I’ve spoken to or have heard about others [former Arsenal colleagues] who would also love to come back.”
Ahem, Arsene Wenger, are you listening?!
Here are this morning’s world soccer news headlines:
- Dennis Bergkamp reveals he wants to return to Arsenal to work on the club’s coaching staff — Telegraph
- Manchester United reduce away ticket prices — FC Business
- Newcastle United fans will march against Mike Ashley before Liverpool game — Newcastle Chronicle
- Greg Dyke vows to toughen up disciplinary rules after Torres scratch — The Guardian
- Bacary Sagna to leave Arsenal on a free transfer in the summer — Independent
- Spurs club doctor who helped save the life of Fabrice Muamba is honored at Asian Football Awards — Evening Standard
- Tottenham fans should not face action for use of the word ‘Yid’, says former FA chairman David Bernstein — Independent
- Football-related arrests grow by four per cent in 2012/13 season according to latest Home Office statistics — Telegraph
- Besides Brazil, USA requesting more 2014 World Cup tickets than any other nation — Pro Soccer Talk
- US eyes future World Cup football hosting opportunity — BBC News
- Jack Wilshere clarifies comments about England selection relating to Adnan Januzaj — Sky Sports
- Sick of how U.S. sports are run? Take a look at Europe — NPR
- Spain boss Vicente del Bosque set to be offered new deal upon World Cup qualification — Sky Sports
- Uruguay under Oscar Washington Tabárez can claw way to World Cup — The Guardian
- New Zealand hedging on Mexico finishing fourth in CONCACAF qualifying — Pro Soccer Talk
- David Bernstein says England should select players like Adnan Januzaj — The Guardian
- Italy v Denmark injury update: Balotelli out injured — Soccerlens
- Mousa Dembele limps out of Belgium training — The Mail
- Jurgen Klopp decides not to appeal his UEFA Champions League ban; set to miss Arsenal game — Dortmund
- Atletico one of 10 potential Champions League winners — Yahoo Sport
- SPFL keen to explore possibility of foreign game — The Scotsman
- AC Milan and Adidas extend to 2023 — SportsPro
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