Arjen Robben reveals his future plans when he retires
German Bundesliga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 16/06/2017
Former Chelsea winger Arjen Robben has revealed his plans after retirement from the game, no doubt the Dutch winger has enjoyed an illustrious career.The super winger was signed from PSV in Holland to Chelsea as a marquee signing in the early reign of Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and he helped to transform Chelsea from the mid-table team into League Winners Under Jose Mourinho in 2004.Robben has 67 appearances for Chelsea and scored 15 goals from 2004 -2007 before he was sold to Real Madrid.He then joined Real Madrid at the height of their Galacticos era and winning La Liga, he made 50 appearances for Real Madrid and he scored 11 goals for Los Blancos where he played for two seasons from 2007-2009 before he made a switch to Bayern Munich.Related: Chelsea star agrees deal abroad with a condition attachedHis best period has arguably been at Bayern Munich.The Dutchman signed for the Bavarian giants in 2009 and has been an integral part of one of the club’s most successful ever eras, he has made a total of 168 appearances and has scored 90 goals in the process and still counting. having won the Bundesliga, DFB Pokal and The Champions League with the Bavarian.Not only that but he has made over 90 appearances for the Netherlands, playing in a World Cup final.
In short, he has played at the very highest level for some of the biggest clubs in the world – and almost certainly made fortune for himself.Now he must decide what he’s going to do in the future.‘I am approaching the end of my career, that is the reality,’ he told Kicker.‘More and more, I am starting to look forward to whatever is coming my way after my career. I am very relaxed, I am not worried too much about what will happen in 2018. I am just focusing on the here and now.’But Robben does not want to sit on his fortune for the rest of his days – and it’s clear that he hasn’t forgotten his roots.He wants to go back to where it all began.‘The one thing I know for sure is that I will return to Netherlands after my career, to Groningen,’ he added.‘I still have close ties with my boyhood club. I might be able to do something there.Arjen Robben will go down in history as one of the best wingers in the game.