Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has admitted he would love to manage in the Bundesliga before he retires.
The 64-year-old Frenchman is expected to sign a two year contract extension at the Emirates Stadium, but it is widely expected that he will eventually end his career in his homeland with Paris Saint-Germain.
But Wenger has hinted that he may opt to retire in Germany once he leaves the Gunners, stating that he would not be interested in managing another Premier League side.
He told the London Evening Standard: “If I was to go some where then I think it would be a different country because I am so much Arsenal that I would not like to coach anywhere else in England.
“Germany [is an option] because I am of a German culture a little bit and it’s a country where I have never worked and I am very close to it.”
Meanwhile, Wenger has admitted he tried so hard bring Eden Hazard to Arsenal in 2012 before being priced out of the market by London rivals Chelsea.
“Yes, I wanted to take him,” he admitted.
“I had his agent at my home but again the barrier was financial and Chelsea made an effort that I couldn’t make.
“He can be one of the players who grows into the Messi, Ronaldo stature if he continues to develop well.”