On-loan Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner says he feels he deserves more of a chance at Juventus, after failing to establish himself with the Italian giants so far this season.
The Denmark international spent last season on loan at Sunderland after making it clear he wants to leave Arsenal, but seems to be finding he is unwanted elsewhere. Sunderland opted not to make the deal permanent, and Juve were seemingly only willing to take him on as a cheap option, and are not even playing him.
Goal.com reports that Juventus’ general director Giuseppe Marotta said:
“We were not able to make a big money signing last summer but we wanted another striker in case we suffered from a lot of injuries or suspensions, which is the reason we chose to sign Bendtner on loan.”
Bendtner himself feels he can be more than a backup, and said:
“I am not in charge and I think [Antonio] Conte is a great coach. Whoever he puts in the team it is up to him, and I respect that. It is right that Conte makes his own choice but I believe that I am a game-changer and I want to play.”
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