Nicklas Bendtner sends Arsenal fans Twitter message ahead of Emirates Cup return

The former Arsenal striker is set to return to north London for the Emirates Cup.

What a career Nicklas Bendtner had at Arsenal. Always promising to deliver for Arsene Wenger's side and yet every season at the Emirates saw the Dane perform worse and worse. Until he was sold.

Still, however, Bendtner is seen as a cult hero, with opposition fans continuously referring to him as the 'Lord' and one of the world's greatest players.

In truth, plenty of Arsenal fans still do it too.

And Bendtner, now with Wolfsburg, has repaid all the kind messages he has received over the years from the Gunners faithful with a Twitter and Instagram message to supporters in north London.

The 27-year-old is due to return to Arsenal this weekend, with Wolfsburg taking part in the Emirates Cup.

Without Bendtner, the Gunners have Olivier Giroud to rely on up top next season, although speculation and debate continues as to whether Wenger will bring in a new man.

If not, the north London side have Theo Walcott, Alexis Sanchez and Danny Welbeck who can all play as a centre-forward, although it is not the most natural position for any of them.

The Dane's full Instagram post reads:

"So excited for sundays match! Arsenal have been a very important club and time for me. Will always look back with love and respect. Can't wait to see all the lads, all the fans and all the amazing people around the club. Arsenal will always be a part of me."

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