first_imgBergkamp would be open to a return to Arsenal (Picture: VI Images via Getty)Mikel Arteta wants Dennis Bergkamp to return to Arsenal, reports claim. The Gunners manager is looking to replace Freddie Ljungberg and hire a new assistant coach this summer. Ljungberg, who took control of Arsenal on an interim basis after Unai Emery was sacked, announced he had left his coaching role at the Emirates as he looks to take the next step into management. It has left a vacancy in Arteta’s backroom staff and, according to The Sun, he would like Bergkamp to fill it. ADVERTISEMENTBergkamp, 51, has been coaching on a volunteer basis with little-known Almere City since he lost his job as Ajax’s assistant manager three years ago. AdvertisementAdvertisementHe is keen to return into a full-time coaching position and it’s thought that he would jump at the chance to return to Arsenal. Metro Sport ReporterMonday 24 Aug 2020 8:47 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.7kShares Arteta needs to replace Ljungberg (Picture: Arsenal FC via Getty)He’s not the only man in the frame, other reports claim that Brentford’s Andreas Georgson is being considered.However, the romantic choice would be Bergkamp, who won three Premier League titles and four FA Cups during his time at Highbury between 1995 and 2006. Bergkamp said in a recent interview: ‘I’m really interested in Arteta and how he’s doing as there are signs  he wants to change their philosophy.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘When the time is right, I’d love to go back and get a role somewhere.‘Of course it would be ideal at Arsenal.‘I spent 11 years there and have a good feeling with the club.’Should Arsenal hire Dennis Bergkamp?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Arsenal make contact with Bayern Munich over Liverpool transfer target Thiago AlcantaraMORE: Bukayo Saka pays tribute to Freddie Ljungberg after Arsenal hero leaves clubFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Comment Advertisement Mikel Arteta ready to hire Dennis Bergkamp to replace Freddie Ljungberg Advertisementlast_img

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