Nicklas Bendtner released by Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg confirmed the departure of Nicklas Bendtner. The Bundesliga club stated that the expectations have not been met by the Danish striker nor by the club.

Nicklas Bendtner

The 28-year-old forward arrived from Arsenal in 2014. But he didn't make the impact expected by the club. In this season he played only sporadically and even when he had the chance he didn't impress. Season 2015/2015 Bundesliga stats:

Wolfsburg director of sport Klaus Allofs has branded Nicklas Bendtner a "failure", saying he has been unable to prove himself when he joined the club from Arsenal, signing a 3 year contract 18 months ago. Previously he had a series of loan spells with Birmingham, Sunderland and Juventus.

He didn't impressed at any of this previous clubs. Bendtner has started only four times in the Bundesliga this season, while he has been left out of the squad for Wolfsburg's last three matches.