Arsenal legend, Patrick Vieira has said that he would one day hope to return back to the Emirates to sit on it’s hot seat.
The former member of the formidable Invincibles team lifted the Premier League title after going through the season unscathed and unbeaten.
The Frenchman has since stepped into the management cadre, earning his spurs at Manchester City before picking up the head role at New York City and finally at Nice in the summer of 2018.
The ex-Gunner impressed last season on the Cote d’Azur having put together a formidable side that narrowly missed out on a chance to play in Europe in spite of the availability of only limited resources.
With more money available for spending this summer, they have built up a team likely to rub shoulders with the big guns and challenge for titles.
But while he says he can make good impressions at the club, he would one day hope for a move to England to test his tactics on the biggest stage.
“Yes, like any player, when we do this job we want to reach the very highest level,” Vieira told RMC’s ‘Team Dugga’ program when asked if he would want to manage Arsenal, also confessing he would also be open to coaching France.
“But I can reach a very high level with Nice from the moment we give ourselves the means to succeed and at the moment the way which we work is quite consistent.
“But we do this job, and I do this job, to one day to be the coach of a team that participates in the Champions League or the World Cup.”
The French gaffer turned out for European giants during his time on the turf, playing for Juventus, Inter and Manchester City.
That said, it was during his spell at Arsenal that he became an icon, featuring for the North London club in 275 games and helping