Arsenal hit £15m stumbling block over striker - reports

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Arsenal's valuation of Nicklas Bendtner is reportedly putting off any potential suitors.

According to The People, the north Londoners want an offer of around £15 million before they would consider selling Bendtner, who has been consistently linked with a move away from the club.

Quotes attributed to the father of the Danish striker suggest Bendtner wants to leave Arsenal this summer in order to find regular first-team football, having featured only on the peripheries under Arsene Wenger.

The 23-year-old made just 16 appearances in the Barclays Premier League for Arsenal last season, and mustered a total of three goals.


The New Year resurgence of Robin Van Persie further dented Bendtner's chances of a starting berth and now, it would appear, he could leave Arsenal during the transfer window.

Arsenal, meanwhile, are still on the look out for defensive reinforcements as Wenger looks to solve his set-piece woes next term.

Everton's Phil Jagielka has been identified as a first-choice acquisition by the Arsenal boss, with the Gunners already having a bid rejected for the England.

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