Danish reports: Nicklas Bendtner agrees to halve his Wolfsburg wage at Nottingham Forest

VfL Wolfsburg's Nicklas Bendtner during training

The former Arsenal striker is expected to sign for Championship side Forest on Wednesday.

Wolfsburg's Nicklas Bendtner on the bench

The Danish website Ekstra Bladet claims that Nicklas Bendtner has agreed to halve his previous salary to sign for Nottingham Forest.

Bendtner, a free agent since leaving Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg in April, will sign a two-year deal at the City Ground on Wednesday, according to the report, which also suggests the striker could be unveiled at a 12:30 (GMT) press conference alongside Mustapha Carayol.

Mustapha Carayol celebrates scoring  for Middlesbrough

And the 28-year-old, who played for Forest's upcoming League Cup opponents Arsenal at the peak of his powers, will reportedly pick up around £25,000 a week on his return to English football.

Another Danish website, BT (via the Express), reports that Bendtner will sign a two-year deal with Philippe Montanier's side.

General view inside the City Ground

Bendtner could make his Forest debut against Aston Villa at the weekend, almost a decade on from his last Championship appearance on loan to the Villans' local rivals Birmingham City.

The 72-cap Danish international scored 11 goals and made another seven as the Blues were promoted as runners-up that season.

Birmingham City's Sebastian Larsson and Nicklas Bendtner

While under contract at the Emirates Stadium, Bendtner also spent time on loan at Sunderland and Italian giants Juventus.

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