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Bergkamp targets return as coach

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Bergkamp targets Arsenal return

Former Arsenal and Netherlands striker Dennis Bergkamp says he would like to return to English football as a coach.

The 39-year-old told BBC London 94.9: "People ask me the question if I could come back to England one day to coach and I say yes.

"I always enjoyed it here and it's a fantastic country to be involved in football. Maybe in the future I will be back in some way."

Bergkamp has already started working towards his coaching badges.

The Arsenal legend, who spent 11 years at the North London club, added: "As soon as I have got my badges I would like to work with youngsters, probably over in Holland."

Bergkamp won 79 caps for Holland and played over 400 games for the Gunners.

And speaking about his former club's performance this season he said: "Living in Holland now a lot of people are referring to Arsenal as one of the best teams they've ever seen.

"It's just great to see them playing in a way that's attacking and such a joy to watch.

"I was a part of that and I know how special it feels for the players."

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