Monday, October 14, 2013

Bendt out of shape - Wenger struggled to flog Danish flop

Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner came close to moving to Crystal Palace in the summer and probably would be turning out for Ian Holloway's side had he not turned up for a medical out of shape.

The Denmark international spent last season on loan at Juventus and appeared to be on his way out of Arsene Wenger's squad this summer until a move to the Eagles broke down.

All's well that ends well though - Bendtner's back amongst the goals for Denmark - netting twice in their 2-2 draw with Italy and may well be afforded chances in the first team given the paucity of options at Wenger's disposal.

If he shapes up...
Monday, October 14, 2013 12:50

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