'Now the fun starts' - Bendtner aims one last swipe at Arsenal ahead of Wolfsburg debut

Nicklas Bendtner has again reiterated he wanted to leave Arsenal for a long time before he finally joined VfL Wolfsburg.

Tonight will see former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner potentially make his debut for VfL Wolfsburg against Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.

He joined the club a week ago and has been training hard ever since in an attempt to impress his new coach Dieter Hecking. He needs to impress him as well. When Bendtner was signed Hecking said the club had 'dared to touch the top shelf' in their transfer business, alluding to their pursuits of Mario Mandzukic and Romelu Lukaku this summer, but in the end, settled for the ex-Arsenal trouble maker.

In respect to Bendtner he did not perform badly when called upon by Arsenal last season. When you consider he was not a happy bunny at the time, that deserves respect.

Upon signing for Wolfsburg he revealed he had been trying to leave Arsenal for over a year, stating:

"When I was with Juventus I got an injury, which was very unfortunate, and last season just didn’t go as I planned. I was hoping I was going to play somewhere else but circumstances dictated that I had to stay at Arsenal and that wasn’t my decision."

But now, at the start of his Bundesliga adventure, he has taken to Twitter to once again hint that he wanted out of Arsenal a very long time ago - stating:

The feeling was probably mutual from most Arsenal fans but he is a player that for some reason many still find popular. So no doubt, if he starts banging in the goals at the Volswagen Arena, Arsenal fans will not feel to aggrieved - and will be pleased he has finally found his feet.

Tough start though going up against Manuel Neuer.

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