Related

Article

Wolfsburg complete Bendtner deal

15 August 2014 13:28

Wolfsburg have completed the signing of Nicklas Bendtner on a free transfer following his release from Arsenal.

The Denmark international failed to hold down a regular starting spot during his nine-year spell at the Emirates Stadium, and his contract was not renewed at the end of the 2013-14 campaign.

Bendtner had been linked with a move to Wolfsburg in recent days, and the Bundesliga club confirmed that the 26-year-old had arrived at the Volkswagen Arena on Friday.

After finishing fifth last season, narrowly missing out on a place in the UEFA Champions League, Wolfsburg sporting director Klaus Allofs believes Bendtner's signing will help the club's progression.

"We have increased the competition," he said in a press conference. "If we want to develop further, it is absolutely necessary."

Bendtner, meanwhile, said he did not take much persuasion to make the move.

"If a good club is interested, I am happy," he said. "I had not long considering to switch to Wolfsburg.

"I had German in school. I think I will not need to learn the language. The Bundesliga is a great league that has developed very well in recent years."

Sponsored links

Monday 25 July

Sunday 24 July

23:38
22:25
20:43
19:55
19:29
19:20
18:41
18:14
18:10
17:49
17:03
16:56
16:39
16:10
15:17
15:00
14:44
13:55
13:44
13:27
13:11
12:42
12:08
11:22
10:36
10:10
09:09
08:12
07:45
06:07
03:50
03:45
03:14
02:39
01:20
01:17
00:07

Saturday 23 July

23:41
23:14
21:30
21:24
21:20
20:44
19:53
19:04
18:53
18:06
17:57
17:31
17:21
16:59
16:39
15:48
15:42
15:21
15:17
15:06
14:56
14:29
14:22
14:02
13:49
13:33
13:04
12:30
12:14
11:09
10:48
10:34
08:08
08:04
07:27
07:26
07:24
06:30
05:37
05:08
04:28
02:35
02:19
02:03
01:08
00:48

Bundesliga table

# Team MP D P
14 0 +0 0
15 0 +0 0
16 0 +0 0
17 0 +0 0
18 0 +0 0

Facebook

HELP MAKE SOCCERWAY BETTER

REGISTER NOW