Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has teased a potential return to the Emirates.
The Frenchman ended his 22-year spell with the Gunners last summer, and was succeeded by Unai Emery.
Wenger won three Premier League titles with Arsenal, but a large section of Gunners supporters wanted him out towards the end of his reign.
He told beIN Sports: “I have been in touch with some people at the club but I felt when you go like that you cannot be half in, half out.
“You let people who come in work their way. And I wanted to take a complete distance.
“It’s still a bit early, maybe, to go back. I haven’t been back at the club.”
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Wenger has reportedly rejected numerous offers to return to management, including a chance to boss Fulham last season.
He added: “I was tempted and as well a little bit afraid to dive back into it straight away.
“I was realising that I lived like somebody in a coma for 35 years who woke up and saw something different in life than just my club, my game and my work.
“So I thought maybe I have to analyse that and take a little bit longer distance.”