Did someone snap Arsenal striker Bendtner up for £3.50?

Nicklas Bendtner is no longer for sale on Gumtree - who is the lucky buyer?

This is less of an article, more of an appeal for information - on the Nicklas Bendtner Gumtree story from last week.

Some of you might have spotted that the Samurai haired Arsenal striker had been put up for sale on the online classified ads website - for a whopping great fee of £3.50 by a perturbed Arsenal fan.

If you didn’t see it, here is the original posting for you:

‘Unfortunately the time has come that we must have a shake-up at Arsenal FC and therefore we're selling some of our players.

First up is Nicklas Bendtner, who's pretty useless in all honesty but he would make a great ornament (or statue).

We're looking for £3.50 but offers will be considered.’

Indeed, underneath the Hobbies, Interests and Collectibles section of the Miscellaneous Goods category, the Dane had been but up for sale by a fan just hoping to see him go - after the Dane had put in an absolutely atrocious performance against Chelsea in the League Cup.

Arsenal striker Bendtner put up for sale ... at £3.50 on Gumtree

But if you click on the link now, he’s gone.

So it seems that either the fun police at Gumtree took the ad down, I mean technically it isn’t really allowed to promote the sale of goods that don’t belong to you - even if you are doing Arsenal a favour.

Or indeed somebody met the lofty price-tag - and Arsenal have secretly flogged him to an unknown buyer.

I can see him now, standing in Barbara from Kendal’s living room, gathering dust and eventually becoming a living coat-rack.

So if you did manage to procure Bendtner, let us know, and send us a picture of him being used as a biting post by the family pooch.

image: © Helgi Halldórsson/Freddi

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