Nicklas Bendtner - Arsenal to Juventus (loan)

Arsenal fans were stunned in August 2012 after Bendtner, who is widely considered to be not of sufficient Premier League standard by the Gunners faithful, was snapped up by Serie A heavyweights Juventus on a season-long loan deal.

Considering he had been notably poor for Arsenal and hadn't impressed during another temporary stint with Sunderland the season before, quite what Juve were thinking is frankly baffling.

After suffering injury and failing to register a league goal, Juve unsurprisingly rejected the chance to make his loan move permanent.

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