Former Arsenal player Nicklas Bendtner was known for many of his off-field troubles, as well as the stirs he caused in the dressing room and around the club. The former Denmark international striker was battling with several personal issues that affected his professional career.

One of the various personal problems he battled with was gambling. He recently disclosed that he had a huge addiction to gambling and it took him quite a long time before he realized he was going to cause himself some harm if he continued.

Edu Gaspar says Mesut Ozil could still revive his Arsenal career

Arsenal technical director Edu Gaspar has said that Mesut Ozil could still have a role to play for the Gunners this term, if he is able to step up with his performances in training. The former Germany international was a regular starter under Mikel Arteta until the coronavirus shutdown. However, on the restart, he fell out-of-favour and did not make a single appearance over the course of the campaign.

Ozil has clearly stated that he has no plans of heading through the exit door until his contract expires in June 2021 and Edu has said that the attacker could return to contention until Arteta, provides he gives his best in training, he told Arsenal media: “We are talking of course about performance. Players with performance in training, the game, they are going to have opportunities because Mikel already showed that.

Lee Dixon heaps praise on Arsenal defender Kieran Tierney

Arsenal legend Lee Dixon has heaped praised on Kieran Tierney, who ended his debut season on a positive note. The Scotland international joined the north London giants from Celtic last summer but he did not make his debut in the Premier League until late October as he was recovering from a double hernia operation.

Papastathopoulos hopeful over new Arsenal deal for Aubameyang

Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos is hopeful that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will put pen-to-paper on a new deal with the club. The Gabon international has only 12 months remaining on his contract with the north London giants and so far, there has not been any progress in terms of the renewal.

Mustafi speaks on Mikel Arteta’s relationship with Arsenal players

Germany international Shkodran Mustafi has revealed that manager Mikel Arteta has reunited the Arsenal squad since becoming the head coach in December. The north London side were in a disarray when the Spaniard took charge of the club but they have since sorted themselves and are unbeaten in the Premier League since the turn of the year.

Aubameyang insists he does not need trophies to prove successful

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has stressed that the lack of trophies won’t make him an unsuccessful striker. The Gabon international has netted 20 goals for the Gunners this season but he was recently guilty of squandering a late scoring chance as the club bowed out of the Europa League against Olympiacos at the round of 32 stage.

Ian Wright baffled by Unai Emery’s decision on Mesut Ozil

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has said that he has been baffled by Unai Emery’s decision to ignore Mesut Ozil during the opening stages of the Premier League season. The German star has made just two appearances since the start of the campaign and just one of those have come in the English top-flight.

As such, there is already speculation that Ozil could head through the exit door at the turn of the year and Wright is baffled with the situation surrounding the Gunners’ top earner, he told Premier League productions: “I want to see more offensive players on the pitch in positions where we’re going to be able to hurt teams. I don’t know what’s happened with Ozil, I’m not sure that we as a club can afford to have a player of that calibre, paying what they’re paying him, which is always going to be mentioned, not even in the squad, not even there at all. So that one baffles me.”

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has said that Rob Holding is not far away from making a Premier League

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has said that Rob Holding is not far away from making a Premier League comeback with the club. The 24-year-old has already made a couple of appearances in the Cup competitions since his return from a knee injury but so far, Emery has been reluctant to play him in the English top-flight.

Speaking in a press conference, Emery said that Kieran Tierney and Holding are not far off from representing the Gunners in the Premier League. He added that he is content with the performances of David Luiz and Sokratis at the heart of the backline but Holding will get the opportunity to impress as there are plenty of games remaining in the season, he told: “Kieran and Rob (Holding) are closer to playing. I think Rob Holding can play 90 minutes with a good performance. Now we are also working with David Luiz and Sokratis, but really, I am very happy. He is going to have a chance to play a lot of matches.”

Emery speaks fondly about Matteo Guendouzi amid new contract talk

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has spoken fondly about the progress of Matteo Guendouzi and believes he can develop into a top quality midfielder. The Frenchman was an unknown after he joined the Gunners from Lorient last season but he has since made 50 appearances for the club across all competitions and has become a regular starter under Emery.

Unai Emery insists Laurent Koscielny remains an important player at Arsenal

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has insisted that Laurent Koscielny remains an important player within the first-team squad despite his recent antics. The Frenchman has served the Gunners for the past nine seasons but he has recently ignored to travel for the pre-season tour of the United States with the aim of securing a fresh challenge elsewhere.

Speaking to reporters, Emery said that he had spoken to the Frenchman on multiple occasions at the club’s Colney base but the defender decline to travel with the team. He added that the 33-year-old has one year remaining on his contract with the club and he is hopeful that the captain continues to represent the team next season.


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