Recently released Nicklas Bendtner was at the forefront of the Sweden fans' jokes during their friendly against Denmark tonight
Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner was the centre of the Sweden supporters’ jokes when the two international sides faced in a friendly today.
The now former Arsenal front-man has faced a lot of scrutiny about his performances in England due to his largely unremarkable spell at the London club – where he has been since 2005.
However, taking criticism whilst playing on foreign shores for Denmark is likely to be a new phenomenon for the tall attacker as his record in international football is good.
Bendtner has scored 24 goals in 56 appearances for his country and is one of country’s highest profile stars.
But that did not stop the Swedish fans from mocking the striker with a banner (pictured below) saying ‘no Bendnter, no party’ after the striker was ruled out playing in the friendly match tonight.
Denmark ultimately had the last laugh, though, and won the match 1-0 thanks to a last minute Daniel Agger penalty.
Bendtner’s club future has been at the centre of most scrutiny in recent times, with Arsenal finally losing patience waiting for him to come good.
He may not be one to lack self-confidence, but his goal-scoring record suggests that he isn’t cut out to be playing for a club that is determined to make the Champions League.
He has fallen behind the likes of Olivier Giroud and Yaya Sanogo in Arsene Wenger’s selection choices, meaning his first-team chances have been limited at the Emirates, and his release was confirmed last week.
A host of clubs are interested in taking the front-man, but it appears that Hull City are leading the race.