Nicklas Bendtner

Position: Striker
Team: Arsenal
Born: January 16, 1988 (age 26)
Hometown: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'3''
Nationality: Danish
Bremen's midfielder Aaron Hunt and Frankfurt's defender Sebastian Jung vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match Werder Bremen vs Eintracht Frankfurt on May 11, 2013
Team News: Aaron Hunt drops to Wolfsburg bench for meeting with Eintracht Frankfurt
Aaron Hunt is replaced by Maximilian Arnold for Wolfsburg, who take on Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga.
Aug 30, 14:24
Danish forward Nicklas Bendtner celebrates scoring during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Group B qualifying football match Denmark vs Italy in Copenhagen, Denmark on October 11, 2013
Dieter Hecking: 'Nicklas Bendtner is the perfect fit for Wolfsburg'
Wolfsburg coach Dieter Hecking describes Nicklas Bendtner as the "perfect fit" following the striker's transfer from Premier League club Arsenal.
Aug 16, 15:11
Arsenal's Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner awaits kick off during during the League Cup football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich on September 25, 2013
Nicklas Bendtner: 'Wolfsburg decision was an easy one'
Wolfsburg's new signing Nicklas Bendtner has revealed that it was an easy decision to agree to join the Bundesliga outfit from Arsenal.
Aug 16, 14:30
Nicklas Bendtner of Arsenal beats Michael Essien of Chelsea to the ball during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match on October 29, 2013
Nicklas Bendtner secures Wolfsburg switch
Striker Nicklas Bendtner leaves Arsenal to join Wolfsburg on a free transfer.
Aug 15, 12:59
Nicklas Bendtner of Arsenal celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Hull City at Emirates Stadium on December 4, 2013
Nicklas Bendtner poised to complete Wolfsburg move
Former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner is poised for a switch to Wolfsburg, according to the player's agent.
Aug 15, 02:39
Arsenal's Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner awaits kick off during during the League Cup football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich on September 25, 2013
Nicklas Bendtner uses bra to protect manhood in Instagram photo
Former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner posts an Instagram picture of himself sunbathing naked, with a bra employed to protect his manhood.
Jul 18, 14:07
Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Hull during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Eintracht Frankfurt pull out of Nicklas Bendtner deal
Eintracht Frankfurt manager Thomas Schaaf reveals that talks to sign striker Nicklas Bendtner have broken down.
Jul 15, 11:15
Bayern's Mario Mandzukic celebrates after scoring his team's opening goal against Hertha Berlin on October 26, 2013
Bundesliga club-by-club transfer latest: July 11
Sports Mole discusses the latest done deals and rumours in the Bundesliga transfer market.
Jul 11, 11:26
Danish forward Nicklas Bendtner celebrates scoring during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Group B qualifying football match Denmark vs Italy in Copenhagen, Denmark on October 11, 2013
Report: Nicklas Bendtner has interest from England
A report claims that Arsenal forward Nicklas Bendtner has attracted a host of interest from England.
Jul 8, 15:43
Arsenal's Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner vies with West Bromwich Albion's English defender Craig Dawson during the League Cup football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich on September 25, 2013
Agent denies Nicklas Bendtner has agreed to join Eintracht Frankfurt
Nicklas Bendtner's agent denies that the former Arsenal player has agreed to join Eintracht Frankfurt.
Jul 4, 17:18
Brazil's forward Neymar celebrates after scoring a second goal during a Group A football match against Cameroon on June 23, 2014
FIFA 'investigate Neymar over non-sponsored underpants'
Brazil star Neymar is reportedly under investigation by FIFA for wearing non-sponsored underpants at the World Cup.
Jun 26, 12:18
Bayern Munich's Bastian Schweinsteiger sits on the bench during a game with Hoffenheim on March 10, 2012
Premier League club-by-club transfer latest: June 9
Sports Mole runs through the latest transfer speculation for each of the 20 Premier League clubs.
Jun 9, 12:50
Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Hull during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Report: Alan Pardew mulls move for Nicklas Bendtner
Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew is weighing up a move for Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner when his contract expires at the end of the month, according to a report.
Jun 1, 05:24
Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Hull during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Hull City consider Nicklas Bendtner move?
Hull City are reportedly keen to sign Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner when his contract expires at the Emirates Stadium next month.
May 30, 14:41
Nicklas Bendtner of Arsenal beats Michael Essien of Chelsea to the ball during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match on October 29, 2013
Report: Burnley to swoop for Nicklas Bendtner
Burnley boss Sean Dyche is reportedly keen on signing free agent Nicklas Bendtner this summer.
May 25, 10:24
Nicklas Bendtner of Arsenal beats Michael Essien of Chelsea to the ball during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match on October 29, 2013
Nicklas Bendtner named on Premier League's released list
Arsenal forward Nicklas Bendtner is named on the Premier League's list of released players.
May 24, 00:31
Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Hull during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Nicklas Bendtner keen on Bundesliga switch
Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner reveals that he is interested in moving to the Bundesliga this summer.
May 5, 17:29
Charles N'Zogbia of Wigan Athletic celebrates with Victor Moses after scoring the winning goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Arsenal on April 18, 2010
On this day: Late Wigan Athletic comeback stuns Arsenal
On this day in 2010, Wigan Athletic score three times in the final 10 minutes to beat Arsenal 3-2 at the DW Stadium.
Apr 18, 09:58
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring against Arsenal during the Champions League quarter-final second-leg match at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 6, 2010
On this day: Lionel Messi too good for Arsenal
On this day in 2010, Lionel Messi knocked Arsenal out of the Champions League with a four-goal haul at Camp Nou.
Apr 6, 10:02
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil celebrates scoring the opening goal against Napoli in the Champions League at the Emirates on October 1, 2013
Mesut Ozil invites Arsenal teammates to girlfriend's birthday bash
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil invited a number of his teammates to celebrate his girlfriend's 24th birthday.
Mar 25, 10:43
Arsenal's Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner awaits kick off during during the League Cup football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich on September 25, 2013
Copenhagen play down reports of signing Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner
Copenhagen play down reports that Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner could join the club in the summer after he was spotted watching a game over the weekend.
Mar 24, 07:50
Nicklas Bendtner of Arsenal beats Michael Essien of Chelsea to the ball during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match on October 29, 2013
Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner back in Copenhagen?
Nicklas Bendtner flew to Denmark on Saturday to watch FC Copenhagen in action on Sunday, according to a report.
Mar 24, 05:20
Arsenal's Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner vies with West Bromwich Albion's English defender Craig Dawson during the League Cup football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich on September 25, 2013
Nicklas Bendtner, Arsene Wenger 'to hold talks over taxi incident'
Nicklas Bendtner will reportedly hold talks with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger regarding an alleged incident in Denmark involving a taxi driver.
Mar 19, 13:25
Nicklas Bendtner of Arsenal beats Michael Essien of Chelsea to the ball during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match on October 29, 2013
Arsene Wenger hints at Nicklas Bendtner exit from Arsenal
Arsene Wenger hints that Nicklas Bendtner will leave Arsenal when his current contract with the club runs out in the summer.
Mar 15, 00:28
Arsenal's Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner vies with West Bromwich Albion's English defender Craig Dawson during the League Cup football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich on September 25, 2013
Arsenal to fine Nicklas Bendtner following Copenhagen incident
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirms that Nicklas Bendtner will be fined for travelling to Copenhagen without the club's permission.
Mar 14, 10:13
Arsenal's Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner awaits kick off during during the League Cup football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich on September 25, 2013
Nicklas Bendtner rubs up against taxi in Denmark after threatening driver?
Nicklas Bendtner reportedly threatens a taxi driver in Denmark before unbuttoning his trousers and rubbing against the car on a drunken night out in Copenhagen.
Mar 13, 12:48
Arsenal's Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner awaits kick off during during the League Cup football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich on September 25, 2013
Arsenal stars attend UFC Fight Night in London
Arsenal stars Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Kieran Gibbs and Nicklas Bendtner attend Saturday's UFC Fight Night in South London.
Mar 10, 13:00
Daniel Sturridge of England celebrates his goal during the International Friendly match between England and Denmark at Wembley Stadium on March 5, 2014
Result: Daniel Sturridge's header wins it for England
Daniel Sturridge's headed goal nine from time gives England a 1-0 win against Denmark at Wembley.
Mar 5, 21:52
Raheem Sterling of England in action during the 2015 UEFA European U21 Championships Qualifying Group One match between San Marino U21 and England U21 on October 10, 2013
Team News: Raheem Sterling starts for England
Raheem Sterling is one of five Liverpool players included in England's starting lineup for their international friendly against Denmark.
Mar 5, 19:14
Lars Jacobsen of FC Copenhagen in action during the UEFA Champions League group stage match between FC Copenhagen and Juventus held on September 17, 2013
Lars Jacobsen: 'Unknown Denmark side can beat England'
Former Everton defender Lars Jacobsen says that Denmark's 'unknown' players can shock England in their friendly on Wednesday.
Mar 5, 01:13
Nicklas Bendtner of Arsenal celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Hull City at Emirates Stadium on December 4, 2013
Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner denies that he is "all about partying"
Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner insists that he is not "all about partying" as he insists that people have the wrong perception of him.
Mar 4, 11:03
Arsenal's Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner awaits kick off during during the League Cup football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich on September 25, 2013
Nicklas Bendtner unhappy with lack of first-team football
Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner admits that he is unhappy at the lack of first-team football he is receiving at the club.
Mar 3, 21:53
England manager Roy Hodgson looks on at the start of the international friendly football match between England and Scotland on August 14, 2013
Preview: England vs. Denmark
Sports Mole looks ahead to the international friendly between England and Denmark on Wednesday night.
Mar 3, 18:43
Álvaro Morata #21 of Real Madrid contorls the ball during the International Champions Cup match against the Los Angeles Galaxy at University of Phoenix Stadium on August 1, 2013
Arsenal reignite Alvaro Morata interest?
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is planning another approach for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, a report says.
Feb 28, 23:43
Birmingham City's Obafemi Martins celebrates with Nikola Zigic after scoring during the Carling Cup final football match between Arsenal and Birmingham at the Wembley Stadium in London on February 27, 2011
On this day: Birmingham City stun Arsenal to win League Cup
On this day in 2011, Birmingham City net a last-minute winner to win the Carling Cup with a 2-1 victory over Arsenal at Wembley.
Feb 27, 09:59
Arsenal's Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner vies with West Bromwich Albion's English defender Craig Dawson during the League Cup football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich on September 25, 2013
Nicklas Bendtner 'spotted leaving London nightclub at 4.30am after Brits'
Arsenal forward Nicklas Bendtner reportedly leaves London nightclub The Box at 4.30am following the Brit Awards.
Feb 20, 12:47
Jonathan Tehoue of Leyton Orient shoots to score the equaliser during the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON 5th Round match between Leyton Orient and Arsenal at the Matchroom Stadium on February 20, 2011
On this day: Arsenal held by Leyton Orient
On this day in 2011, a last-minute goal from Leyton Orient's Jonathan Tehoue earned his side a 1-1 draw against Arsenal in the FA Cup fifth round.
Feb 20, 10:03
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo of Southampton shoots to score the equalising goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester City at St Mary's Stadium on December 7, 2013
Pablo Osvaldo completes Juventus medical
Southampton striker Pablo Osvaldo completes his medical ahead of a loan move to Juventus.
Jan 31, 17:59
Arsenal's English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in action during an English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham on January 13, 2014
Team News: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain makes first start since August
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain makes his first Arsenal start since August in one of six Gunners changes for their FA Cup fourth-round clash with Coventry City at the Emirates.
Jan 24, 19:22
Nicklas Bendtner of Arsenal beats Michael Essien of Chelsea to the ball during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match on October 29, 2013
Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner recovers from ankle injury
Nicklas Bendtner could be included in Arsenal's lineup against Coventry City after recovering from his ankle injury.
Jan 24, 03:14
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