Newcastle linked with shock swoop for former Arsenal and Sunderland striker

Former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner has been linked with a shock move to Newcastle United.

Tuesday, 12th January 2016, 12:55 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th January 2016, 12:59 pm
Nicklas Bendtner

The Danish frontman is unsettled at German side Wolfsburg and has stated his desire to quit the club this month.

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Bendtner, who had a spell on loan at Sunderland in 2011-12 – and scored a penalty against Newcastle at St James’s Park – has seen his career stall in recent years.

And German newspaper Bild have claimed Newcastle are interested in a loan move for the 27-year-old.

The Magpies have previously been linked with Bendtner’s Wolfsburg team-mate Bas Dost.