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Nicklas Bendtner has £234k electric supercar seized after ex-Arsenal striker found guilty of seven driving offences

Nicklas Bendtner has had his £230,000 supercar seized by a court after being found guilty of seven driving offences.

And the ex-Arsenal star was told he will go to JAIL for 20 days unless he pays a £4,600 fine.

Niklas Bendtner risks going to jail again
The Porsche Taycan Turbo S is valued at £228,000

Denmark international Bendtner was sentenced in his absence at Copenhagen’s city court on Thursday.  He must also pay the costs of the case.

He was charged with two counts of speeding and five of driving without a valid licence in the past year.

The 33-year-old must now hand in his Porsche Taycan Turbo S, which Danish media say is worth two million kroner – £228,000.

The luxury electric vehicle has a 162mph top speed.

Bendtner had claimed his UK licence entitled him to drive in Denmark at a hearing last week.

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He said: “It had been my belief that it was a fully valid driving licence.  I don’t know how to explain it any differently.”

His lawyer Anja Mouridsen said: “Danish law does not provide sufficient evidence if there are rules that make Nicklas’ licence not valid.  These are very complicated rules.”

Copenhagen-born Bendtner has a history of court appearances in his home city.

He landed a 50-day jail term in 2018 for assaulting a taxi driver, although was allowed to serve the time on licence with an electronic tag.

Bendtner also received a three-year motoring ban and fine for drink-driving eight years ago.

He announced his playing retirement in June, having last appeared for fourth-tier Danish club Tarnby FF 14 months ago.

The striker spent nine years with Arsenal, scoring 45 goals in 171 games.

He has also played for Birmingham City, Sunderland, Nottingham Forest, Juventus, Wolfsburg and Rosenborg.

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