Nicklas Bendtner appears to have put his move to German side Eintracht Frankfurt in jeopardy after putting TV work at the top of his priorities, according to The Metro.
Bendtner was enlisted as an ‘expert’ pundit for the World Cup on Danish television and his commitment to that job has tested the patience of Frankfurt boss Thomas Schaaf.
In an extract from the article we hear how thin Schaaf’s patience had worn: ‘We are not getting anywhere. Thus we have to focus on other things,’ he told German magazine Kicker.
‘To put it on hold does not mean that negotiations will not continue at one point.’
Although many will find this to be another comic tale in the adventures of a mega flop, Bendtner really does seem like a tragic figure in football. The other day he posted a photo of the World Cup on social media, expressing hope that he would one day lift the cup. A bit funny but also pretty heartbreaking.
Once Arsenal had high hopes that he would fulfill his potential but the tall Danish striker lost focus and fitness and his career prospects are plummeting.