Arjen Robben has confirmed he seriously considered returning to PSV Eindhoven before deciding to retire.

The winger left Bayern Munich at the end of the season and was heavily linked with a return to either Groningen or PSV Eindhoven. However, Robben decided to hang up his boots instead.

Speaking to PSV TV, Robben said on a potential return to Eindhoven, “It has been an option, absolutely.

“It’s no secret that I have good contact with Mark. There were a few options and PSV was definitely one of them. I seriously thought about it, but finally decided to quit. That has nothing to do with any club, so not with PSV either. “

Asked whether he is bored or missing football, Robben responded, “It’s not boring yet, I can’t say I’m getting bored. I’m busy and can now spend more time with the family. We are fully enjoying that.

“I don’t miss football right now, I don’t feel like I’d like to kick a ball. In the four and a half months that I have now stopped, I recently only participated in the farewell match of Rafael van der Vaart, but otherwise I did not wear the football boots. At least, not as a player, because I am the trainer of my son’s team. That is very nice to do. Of course I wanted to spend more time with the family and if you can combine that in this way, then you have everything together. “

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