‘I am back in England and follow the club closely’: Gilberto Silva opens door to Arsenal return alongside Freddie Ljungberg but admits ‘there hasn’t been any contact’ from Brazilian legend’s former club
- Arsenal legend Gilberto Silva is interested in a coaching role at the Emirates side
- Silva’s former Arsenal team-mate Ljungberg took over as manager on Friday
- The Swede stepped up after Unai Emery was sacked by the out of form side
- Ljungberg and Silva played in the Arsenal Invincibles side under Arsene Wenger
The two club legends were teammates for four years at the Gunners – including that famous 2003-04 season under Arsene Wenger.
Ljungberg stepped up to the Emirates hot-seat on Friday from his role as assistant after Unai Emery was sacked – initially on an interim basis.
Robert Pires has also been involved on the training pitch this season advising Emery, but while Silva is excited by the…