Frankfurt have taken the unusual step of confirming they are in a final round of talks with Nicklas Bendtner and underlined that a decision as to whether the player joins or not will be taken in the next two days.
Bendtner is thought to have flown to the Costa del Sol in the last week to hold talks with new Malaga manager Bernd Schuster but appears to finally be edging closer to the Bundesliga despite something of a rollercoaster set of negotiations with Frankfurt.
It remains to be seen whether the German side are aiming to complete a permanent rather than loan deal, although it’s fair to say all parties would prefer the former.
A statement on Frankfurt’s official website reads:
“Danish player Nicklas Bendtner and his advisors held final talks with Eintracht Frankfurt on Tuesday, 9 July 2013.
“Sports director Bruno Hübner has been in close contact with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and a final decision regarding the purchase of Bendtner should be taken in the next two days.”
Given the decision to release an update it would be very surprising if a deal between Frankfurt and the TGSTEL didn’t now materialise. Of course, as with Nicky B’s shooting anything could happen…