Besiktas interested in deal for Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner - report

The Turkish club are seemingly looking for a new striker and are reportedly interested in signing the unsettled Dane after a move for Miroslav Klose failed to materialise
Turkish giants Besiktas are keen on signing Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner, according to Turkish website Hurriyet.

The club are reportedly after the Danish international after an attempt for German striker Miroslav Klose failed when he signed a two-year deal with Italian side Lazio.

Besiktas missed out on their league title for a second season in a row but won the Turkish Cup and were finalists in the Turkish Super Cup last season.

Bendtner has made only a handful of appearances this season for Arsenal, the highlight scoring a hat-trick against Leyton Orient in the FA Cup.

The 23-year-old is contracted until 2014 although has previously suggested that he would be interested in a move away from the Emirates.

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