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Gilberto Silva open to Arsenal return alongside Freddie Ljungberg but admits he hasn’t had contact

‘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

Gilberto Silva is keen to become the latest Arsenal Invincible to return to the North London side – with the Brazilian open to a coaching role under Freddie Ljungberg.

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…