Ex-Arsenal man Nicklas Bendtner set to sign for Aston Villa on a free transfer [BT]

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Danish paper BT are reporting that former Arsenal man Nicklas Bendtner looks set to sign for Aston Villa on a free transfer.

According to the report, Bendtner, who was released from the Gunners after his contract expired, could sign at Villa Park as early as this week.

The media outlet claim that “there is every indication” the deal will go ahead, and “that the Premier League club are far in negotiations with Bendtner’s agent Tom Brookes”.

Where the story gets cagey is over the terms of Bendtner’s contract. BT say both sides need to make a “compromise”, but again all signs are looking positive.

Just in case the deal does go awry, Eintracht Frankfurt are said to be waiting in the wings for the Danish international.