The Gunners' failure to sign a striker on transfer deadline day meant that Arsene Wenger was forced to hold on to the Danish target man.
When Bendtner's potential move fell apart, he released a statement via Twitter assuring Arsenal fans that he will "give everything" for the Gunners.
Bendtner has subsequently been handed the No. 23 shirt and is gearing up to spend the next few months as Olivier Giroud's backup.
In this article we take a look at some of the high and low points of Bendtner's Arsenal career. His nadirs are well-publicised, but some of his brighter moments are easily forgotten.
The next few slides demonstrate that he's capable of being awesome as well as awful.