Arsenal Set Date for Dennis Bergkamp Statue Unveiling

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVFebruary 7, 2014

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Another Arsenal club legend will be honoured in statue form outside of the Emirates. 

Arsenal have announced on Friday, via the club's official site, that their statue of Dutch magician Dennis Bergkamp will be unveiled on February 22 before their match against Sunderland:

A statue of Dennis Bergkamp will be unveiled at Emirates Stadium on February 22. Full story: http://t.co/hkhOphRtFV pic.twitter.com/sAwWrNoGZ3

— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) February 7, 2014

Last year the club announced their plans to honour Bergkamp; on Friday they revealed that his statue will reside outside of the Armoury Store. 

And yes, Bergkamp will be present for the statue's celebration.

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