Nicklas Bendtner spent nine years at Arsenal but the footballer was not capable to ever hold down a regular place in Wenger’s side.
The striker says he has” tremendous respect” for Arsene Wenger despite admitting a different style of manager could’ve got more out of him.
A lot was expected from him when he first came through the ranks with Arsenal,
But a perceived bad attitude, as well as a plethora of attacking talent.
Bendtner was competing for a first-team spot, which meant he never pleased his potential with the Gunners.
The Denmark international scored just twice in his final season at the Emirates Stadium either side of loan spells at Sunderland and Juventus.
At age 19, Nicklas Bendtner scored a winning goal with his first touch in a north London derby at a packed Emirates Stadium.
When his career was slipping away in a haze of alcohol and personal strife. It is all chronicled with brutal candor on Both sides.
However, Bendtner speaks of his gratitude and of course his respect towards Arsene Wenger who manages him at Birmingham and; at Sunderland.
He added:” I don’t blame him for anything. He was always honest and he understands there are things I did that not proud of.”
” I had dreams and hopes and I could have done more.” There’s some regret I didn’t take my career in a more positive way.”
Bendtner accepts responsibility for his past mistakes.
He said: ” I can honestly say that, apart from my son being born and spending time with him, nothing gives me greater pleasure than playing football.”
Nicklas Bendtner who is such a celebrity in Denmark is now participating in a reality television show with his girlfriend.
Nicklas Bendtner Prepares to Become A Football Manager.
Bendtner is preparing to become a football manager. it is his ambition right now.
The mistakes he had made as a player, it has helped him to manage young footballers.
Bendtner still follows Arsenal and always watches all Arsenal games despite not playing for the club anymore.
Bendtner was rated as one of the most promising young strikers in Europe as a teenager
But his curiosity made it difficult.
Nevertheless, He boasts an overall record of 30 goals in 81 international appearances for Denmark.