Mathieu Flamini has described Dennis Bergkamp as the Arsenal legend he looks up to the most.
The Frenchman played alongside the Dutch icon for two years between 2004 and 2006.
Bergkamp retired from football in 2006 and was not exactly at his best in the final two years of his career (he was still better than many others in the Premier League, though), but midfielder Flamini is still glad to have played alongside one of the truly great footballers of all time.
Flamini: Dennis Bergkamp. I had the chance to play with him and he was incredible. #AskFlamini— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) October 16, 2014
Bergkamp was indeed an ‘incredible’ player and one of the true greats of the game. Playing largely as a ‘second striker’, the 45-year-old scored a many a goal and made many a move that left fans all over the world astonished.
The Dutchman was on the books of Arsenal between 1995 and 2006, during which time he won the Premier League three times, the FA Cup on four occasions and the FA Community Shield thrice.
Bergkamp, a former Netherlands international, is currently the assistant coach of Ajax and has been tipped by many to become a manager of a Premier League club in the future.