Sunday, 18th November, 2012
Nicklas Bendtner has insisted he would be open to returning to the Premier League to play for a London club, and refused to even rule out the possibility he might wear a Tottenham Hotspur shirt.
The Danish striker is currently on a season-long loan at Juventus from Tottenham’s fierce rivals Arsenal, but it is far from certain that he will remain in Turin once the season comes to an end.
Juventus do have the option to buy Bendtner on a permanent basis, however he has struggled to make a huge impact in Serie A so far, not scoring a single goal and featuring mostly from the bench.
Indeed, the 24-year-old has started just two games in the Italian top flight and only received seven minutes in Juventus’ 0-0 draw against Lazio yesterday.
While the striker would undoubtedly love to remain at the Bianconeri, he has left the door open for a return to the Premier League.
"I still have a special relationship with London, which I like very much", Bendtner told Bold.dk.
"I have many good friends and acquaintances in London.
"There are many good football clubs in London, so I would never rule out coming back to England."
Asked whether that would mean Tottenham are an option, Bendtner would not dismiss the possibility.
"History has shown that in the past players switch between the big clubs in London, so I would not dismiss clubs because of my past.
"It might not be the smartest in the beginning, but if the club’s ambitions match mine and everything else fits, then I would be interested."
Bendtner spent last season on loan at Sunderland.
He has a contract with Arsenal until 2014.
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