Wesley Sneijder is considering following within the footsteps of his former Netherlands group mate Arjen Robben and returning to taking part in soccer subsequent season, Dutch media reported on Tuesday.
The 36-year-old Sneijder will get started coaching later this month at newbie group DOS Holland Stichtse Boys in Utrecht, which may well be the prelude to becoming a member of house the town membership FC Utrecht.
Sneijder, who gained a document 134 caps for his nation and performed at Ajax Amsterdam, Real Madrid and Inter Milan, is to make a bid to go back to health after a 12 months out of the sport.
His brother Jeffrey Sneijder, who is a part of DHSC’s technical group of workers, informed journalists: “Wesley wants to lose weight and be busy. He did say that it might give him an itch to play again. He’s been out for a while. Wesley wants to experience what it is like to be back on the field after a while without football and regain the sense of enjoyment.”
Last week, Utrecht’s technical director Jordy Zuidam stated he had spoken to Sneijder a couple of comeback.
“Let it be clear that a top fit Sneijder is very an interesting prospect for FC Utrecht but the ball is in his court,” he informed journalists.
Robben, who may be 36, final month introduced he was once returning a 12 months after retirement to play with boyhood membership Groningen, the place he has signed a one-season deal.