Arsenal legend Gilberto Silva has hinted that he could make a return to the club as a coach.

The Brazilian was a key component in the Gunners’ Invincibles squad, being the lynchpin in what was arguably the greatest team to have ever featured in the Premier League.

While he has never before been involved in a coaching team, Gilberto, speaking to, admitted that should the opportunity arise, he would ‘seriously think’ about a return to the Gunners.

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I will do my badges and I want to learn more and more about football, not just on the field but off it. I haven’t spoken to Arsene or someone at the club about working together but if something happen,s of course my feelings for the club mean I would think carefully in a very good way.

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Gilberto retired from professional football in 2013, at the age of 36 and has since been uninvolved in the game, however, with the now 39-year-old currently taking his coaching badges, he could soon be returning in a heavily involved manner.

Should the Brazilian return to north London, he would join a long list of Arsenal legends to have a post-football role with the club, including the likes of Thierry Henry, Freddie Ljungberg, Robert Pires and others.