Bergkamp has insisted down the years that he harbours no ambition to become a manager and is happy to walk away from the game - and who can blame him with a reported £37m in the bank.
But is the 37-year-old having second thoughts now that retirement looms large?
"It will be hard to let go but there are other things out there to do and I'm going to take a break. When I get bored of that I'll see what happens.
"A lot of people say you always come back to what you are good at. Football has been 25 years of my life, so maybe I'll come back to it in some sort of way."
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