Arsenal striker vows never to return to Emirates

Nicklas Bendtner is no shrinking violet and the Dane clearly feels as though Arsene Wenger hasn’t given him a fair crack of the whip during his time at Arsenal. Bendtner has just signed for Sunderland on a season-long loan deal and the striker is certain that he will never don an Arsenal shirt again, feeling as though he has not…

Nicklas Bendtner is no shrinking violet and the Dane clearly feels as though Arsene Wenger hasn’t given him a fair crack of the whip during his time at Arsenal.

Bendtner has just signed for Sunderland on a season-long loan deal and the striker is certain that he will never don an Arsenal shirt again, feeling as though he has not been given a run of first-team games to demonstrate how good he actually is.

“I will never go back to Arsenal. If I can have it my way, I will never play for them again,” Bendtner is quoted as saying in The Sun.

“After my car accident I never really got the chance to earn a spot in the first team.

“That is over one-and-a-half years with no real chance to prove myself.

“I am really looking forward to playing for Sunderland and then we will see next summer.

“I will find a new club – but I will not go back to Arsenal, that’s for sure.”

Many Arsenal supporters will be left wondering why the 23-year-old wasn’t given more chances, with Sunderland likely to benefit from the service of a quality striker that could help the Black Cats find the net more regularly after a slow start to their campaign.

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