Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp to be honoured with a statue outside the Emirates

On Friday afternoon, Arsenal confirmed the club would commemorate Dennis Bergkamp’s contribution to Arsenal with a statue outside the ground.

Bergkamp spent 11 years at the club and will be a guest of honour at the unveiling of the statue on February 22nd.

It will be unveiled at 11:30am before the Premier League clash with Sunderland and Bergkamp will come onto the pitch at half time.

Bergkamp’s statue at the Emirates will join the likes of Herbert Chapman, Tony Adams and Thierry Henry.

Now assistant manager at Ajax, Bergkamp dreams of one day returning to Arsenal as part of the coaching staff