NICKLAS BENDTNER URGES ARSENAL STARLET TO MAKE BLACKPOOL SWITCH

According to Fabrizio Romano, Charlie Patino is on the verge of joining Blackpool on a season-long loan deal. The exciting Arsenal youngster is considered the club’s future, with Mikel Arteta wanting him to play plenty of games in the upcoming season. Arsenal seem to have a plan for their younger players, as Mikel Arteta seeks to develop the club’s academy stars steadily. And the Arsenal manager and Edu Gaspar feel the best way to start their progress would be to allow them plenty of playing time in the upcoming season.

THROWBACK TO WHEN FORMER ARSENAL STAR BENDTNER HUNG UP HIS BOOTS

At the age of 33, Nicklas Bendtner called time on his playing career. The Dane last kicked a ball in anger at the tail-end of 2019 for FC Copenhagen. He was on the verge of accepting an offer to play in China last year when the pandemic scuppered his plans for a final payday. His focus turned to a revealing autobiography called “Both Sides” where he openly admitted he wasted his potential indulging various vices.

BENDTNER: BIRMINGHAM CITY CAREER IN SUMMARY

NicklasBendtner was an Arsenal loanee when he spent one season at Birmingham City. The Dane signed for the Midlands club a few years after he was signed by the Gunners. Arsenal signed NicklasBendtnerfromKjobenhavensBoldklub in his native Denmark. KjobenhavensBoldklub is the feeder club for Danish giants FC Copenhagen.

BENDTNER: FOOTBALL CAREER IN SUMMARY

Danish star NicklasBendtner progressed through the youth system at TarnbyBoldklub andKjobenhavensBoldklubbefore signing for North London giants Arsenal. NicklasBendtner signed his first professional contract with the Gunners in 2005 and he went on to make his Arsenal debut during the League Cup clash with Sunderland in October 2005.

WHY BENDTNER TOPS FOREST FLOPS' LIST

Nottingham Forest manager Steve Cooper is a very fortunate man as he has three good strikers to pick from while he chases a place in the Premier League next season. The former Swansea City boss has done a fantastic job as the Forest manager since he was appointed in the place of the sacked Chris Hughton.

BENDTNER: FOUR-MONTH COPENHAGEN SPELL IN SUMMARY

Ex-Arsenal striker NicklasBendtner sparked Bendtner-mania in the Danish capital of Copenhagen when he signed for hometown club FC Copenhagen in 2019. The striker was treated like royalty when he signed for the capital club as he already had a cult hero status. NicklasBendtner was a genuine hero for the Danish people and this was highlighted with the way they received him on his return to the club football scene in Denmark.
On his arrival at FC Copenhagen, NicklasBendtner told reporters that he would do everything within his power to move the club forward as he said that it was a special opportunity for him to put pen to paper on a short-term deal at the club.

BENDTNER CAN’T JUST LEAVE CONTROVERSY

Nicklas Bendtner may have turned up for some of the most glamorous football teams in the world, but one can’t help but feel as if he didn’t exactly fulfill his true potential. Although he had a senior career that spanned over 14 years, Bendtner would be remembered more for his off-field antics.

At the Euro in 2012, he was fined £80,000 by Europe’s football governing body after pulling off a ridiculous celebration that breached UEFA rules. The forward scored the second goal to draw his side level against Portugal, then proceeded to pull down his shorts and revealed a brief with sports betting company PaddyPower on it.

BENDTNER TOPS QUICKEST GOAL BY SUBSTITUTES

Danish striker NicklasBendtner wrote his name into the Premier League record books when he came off the bench to make an instant impact for Arsenal during the North London Derby clash with Tottenham Hotspur. The Gunners had struggled a bit to see off Spurs in the league encounter in 2007. Eventually, NicklasBendtner did the job a few seconds after entering the pitch as a substitute as he scored the winner to lead Arsenal to a 2-1 win.

No one has been able to beat the record of six seconds set by NicklasBendtner till date. It took him just six seconds to score the winning goal off a Cesc Fabregas corner kick as a substitute introduced by manager Arsene Wenger with ten minutes left to play.

BENDTNER: SUNDERLAND CAREER EXAMINED

Controversial Danish striker NicklasBendtner was an Arsenal player when he signed for Sunderland while they were still a Premier League club on the final day of the summer’s transfer window in 2011. NicklasBendtner left Arsenal to join the Black Cats on a one-year loan deal. Steve Bruce was influential in his decision to join Sunderland having managed the striker while he was with him at Birmingham as an Arsenal loanee.

A few days after his loan move to Sunderland, NicklasBendtner revealed that he won't play for Arsenal again after they failed to support him on the back of his car accident.

CARABAO CUP: JOURNALIST MAKES BENDTNER COMPARISON

English journalist Charles Watts is an Arsenal correspondent for popular media outlet Goal and he made a NicklasBendtner comparison while he was talking about Calum Chambers on his YouTube channel last week.
Watts referenced Danish striker NicklasBendtner when he was speaking about Chambers who scored for Arsenal shortly after coming on as a substitute. England international scored after an Arsenal corner kick caused a big problem for the Leeds United during the Carabao Cup round of 16 clash between the two teams at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night and 26-year-old Chambers was on hand to score and break the deadlock for the Gunners.

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