Venerable Chelsea, Valid Madrid and Bayern Munich attacker Arjen Robben plans to reach aid to football with boyhood club Groningen on the age of 36.
Robben retired in July 2019 after a profession steady by approach to which he gained greater than 30 club trophies.
However he hopes to be aid in motion for the 2020-21 season to abet Groningen, who were badly tormented by the suspension of football.
“It’s my dream to build on the Groningen shirt again,” he said.
“I originate no longer know yet whether or no longer this might occasionally work. What I compose know is that this is no longer going to rely upon my dedication and motivation.
“The club can use any abet at some stage in this length to score by approach to the corona crisis.
“These past weeks I’ve had many conversations with club workers and maybe greater than anything else I’ve listened to the call of our supporters: Arjen, apply your coronary heart!”
Robben, who gained 96 Netherlands caps after making his debut for Groningen at 16, admitted that the comeback would be “a fancy bodily scenario”.
Groningen were ninth in the Eredivsie when the 2019-20 season became as soon as abandoned and then voided in April thanks to the world coronavirus pandemic.
The first fixtures of next season are anticipated to be played in mid-September – greater than six months after Groningen lost 1-0 away to PSV Eindhoven of their most modern match.
Robben spent three seasons at Chelsea after signing from PSV for £12.1m in 2004, scoring 19 targets in 104 appearances and a hit two Premier League titles.