Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has hinted that he could call time on his career altogether should the 'ideal offer' fail to materialise once he leaves the Bavarian club at the end of the season.
The 34-year-old recently revealed he's set to leave Die Roten at the end of the campaign, bringing to an end his 'ten beautiful years' with the club that has seen him win seven Bundesliga titles, four DFB-Pokal's and the UEFA Champions League.
While the Dutchman hopes to continue his career away from the Allianz Arena once the current season concludes, the winger hasn't ruled out the possibility of retiring from the sport.
Speaking to Kicker, he said: "Maybe I'll stop completely. When an offer comes, of which I am 100 per cent convinced and say 'that's something nice, I want to do that', then I continue playing.
"If the ideal offer does not come, then it can be over. "
During the interview with the German publication, Robben, who has scored five goals in 15 appearances this season, also revealed how he felt the moment was right to inform those connected with Bayern about his immanent departure.
He added: "It's a big step, of course, you do not decide that in one day, just like that. The fact that it's so solid now feels good, especially to the fans and the club [that it's the] right time.
"Of course I could have said, yes, I'll wait again, but it's good that there is nothing better than being able to leave as I do. There is clarity for all sides and so the last few months will be a very special time again."
One club that Robben has been linked with is his boyhood club FC Groningen, although he's refused to 'promise anything' at this stage.
He concluded: "I said earlier that I can not promise anything for a return. If you promise something, you have to keep [your promise]. Everything is open."