And to really rub salt in, he thinks last-gasp game saver Christian Eriksen has more than a hint of Dennis Bergkamp about him.
Dutch star Bergkamp is a Gunners legend with a bronze statue outside The Emirates to prove it.
But he must be wondering whether it was Arsene Wenger who was caught standing still when his teenage prodigy eventually turned up at White Hart Lane.
PHOTO: Mesut Ozil meets fellow penalty sufferer, Dennis Bergkamp - originally posted on Soccerlens.comMesut Ozil may be having a tough time of it of late, but he still has plenty of time to get back on the horse, something former Gunners striker Dennis Bergkamp, an Arsenal stalwart of over 10 years, would strongly endorse.
Indeed, Ozil and the ‘Non-flying Dutchman’ chanced a...
Dennis Bergkamp paid tribute to his former Arsenal teammates and family as a bronze statue of the former Dutch great was unveiled outside Emirates Stadium.
The forward scored 120 goals for Arsenal between 1995 and 2006, winning seven major trophies with Arsene Wenger's side. His return to Arsenal served as a reminder to fans that the team hasn't won a trophy since the 2005...
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February 22, 2014
Arsenal scouts watched Ajax midfielder Davy Klaassen score a hat-trick against NAC Breda on Saturday.
The 20-year-old has scored six goals in 10 games this season and is being tipped for call-up to the Holland squad ahead of this summer’s World Cup.
Although he plays in Ajax’s midfield, he is capable of playing centre forward and has drawn comparisons with a young Dennis...
Dennis Bergkamp says he wants to return to Arsenal to work as one of the club’s coaching staff.
The Arsenal legend, who is currently assistant coach at Ajax, had this to say in an interview with The Telegraph newspaper:
“The feeling Johan Cruyff has had for Barcelona, I have the same with Arsenal.
“At Arsenal it was a good click. I always enjoyed it. I never had a bad...
Bergkamp: Ozil Head and Shoulder Above The Rest - originally posted on Soccerlens.comMesut Ozil has made a huge difference to the Arsenal side, since the moment he stepped into the North London club on the transfer deadline day from Real Madrid for a club record transfer fee. His sheer presence has lifted the atmosphere completely at the Emirates while the German took no time to...
Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium opened in July, 2006 for Dennis Bergkamp’s testimonial match against Ajax. But the story behind how the stadium was built, within viewing distance of Highbury Stadium, is a fascinating one that many soccer fans, even Arsenal supporters, may not know.
Watch the following documentary entitled ‘Building the Emirates Stadium’ to learn the ins- and outs...
Dennis Bergkamp will become the fourth Arsenal great to be immortalized by the Premier League club with a statue outside Emirates Stadium, honoring his contribution to the club.
Arsenal says the statue of the former Netherlands forward ''is still in its early construction phase'' and will be unveiled before the start of next season.
Bergkamp says ''I am...
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February 27, 2013
Dennis Bergkamp statue to be placed outside Emirates - originally posted on Soccerlens.comArsenal will honour one of their club legends Dennis Bergkamp with a statue outside the Emirates Stadium in the summer.
Dennis Bergkamp will be honoured with a statue at the Emirates
The Dutchman will see his statue placed forward alongside other three Arsenal legends – Herbert Chapman, Tony...
Robin van Persie scored a hat trick Saturday to overtake Dennis Bergkamp on Arsenal's all-time scorers list and lead his club to its biggest win of the season, 7-1 over Blackburn.
Van Persie took sole possession of 10th place on the all-time list with Arsenal's second-minute opener and hit an almost identical goal for 2-1 in the 38th.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored his...
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February 04, 2012