Ex-Arsenal striker Bendtner begins Rosenborg career with trophy win

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The former Gunners frontman provided an assist in his first competitive game in Norway, helping his new club to the Super Cup

Former Arsenal forward Nicklas Bendtner had the perfect start to his career in Norway, coming off the bench for Rosenborg to help them lift the Super Cup.

The 29-year-old moved to the Eliteserien club in March after an unsuccessful spell at Nottingham Forest. However, his time at Rosenborg has already seen him add more silverware to his collection.

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Bendtner was introduced with less than half an hour to go against Brann and provided the assist for his side's second goal to help them record a 2-0 win. He was pleased with his performance and hopes to build on his showing as the Trondheim club look to defend their league title.

"It was good to get an assist at the end," the former Denmark international told NTB

"We were a bit under pressure, but we did what we had to do and punished them. It was good to start the season with a win."

Bendtner spent nine years at Arsenal, playing over 100 Premier League clubs for the Gunners, and won the FA Cup in 2014. He also had spells on loan at Birmingham City, Sunderland and Juventus, where he won a Serie A title.

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After leaving Arsenal in 2014, Denmark's seventh highest international scorer joined Bundesliga side Wolfsburg, where he won the DFB Pokal and the DFL Supercup.

He spent two years in Germany before his short stint at Nottingham Forest and will begin the 2017 Norwegian league season on Sunday, April 2 with a home game against Odd.

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