The talented star is still hoping to find a new club after leaving Bournemouth at the expiry of his contract at the end of last season.
However, the 29-year-old is also getting his coaching badges, and working with the Arsenal Under-17 staff to help him with that process.
"Really enjoyed being part of the U17 coaching team last night in the London Cup," the former West Ham midfielder wrote on Instagram.
"Thought the boys were brilliant and played some really good football.
"Looking forward to being involved more!"
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