Former Gunner Sol Campbell has reportedly been offered a coaching role at Arsenal, according to The Guardian.
The defender, currently a free agent after being released by Newcastle, recently enjoyed his second spell at Arsenal and has not ruled out another return to the club.
However, the 36-year-old feels he has another year left of playing, and would like to do so at the top level before going into coaching.
On the offer from Arsenal, Campbell said: "That definitely interests me and I'm giving serious consideration to doing it. In terms of playing for the first team again - you never know how life will work out. The club know where I am."
The former England international has played under Arsène Wenger in two very different periods for the club, and believes he saw a lack of leadership in his second spell, that has cost the team success in recent years.
He explained: "The blend was perfect [the first time]. We had clever guys, quick guys, skillful guys, but we also had warriors who gave everything on and off the pitch.
"We'd have meetings after a bad result or a bad performance and no one would shirk away from criticising a team-mate if they had to.
"But no one got upset because we realised that had to be done if the team was going to be a success. That's maybe missing from Arsenal at the moment. They've got the footballers but not the warriors, guys like Tony Adams, Martin Keown and Patrick Vieira, guys who could play but who also had that never-say-die-attitude. Those sort of players are out there, Arsenal just need to find them."
Campbell added a lot in his second spell at the club, and I think bringing in people who have tasted success at Arsenal is vital. While I doubt he could come in and do a good enough job as a player anymore, I must say I would really like to see this coaching thing happen.
I imagine having an England legend like Campbell at the club would do no harm in attempting to attract the likes of Gary Cahill either...
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