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Nicklas Bendtner apologises for Copenhagen cab incident, lawyer says he's innocent

Former Denmark international Nicklas Bendtner's lawyer has said his client is innocent of wrongdoing in an incident involving a cab driver in Copenhagen early on Sunday morning.

Bendtner, who now plays for Norwegian side Rosenborg, apologised for the episode, saying he had been "involved in a very unpleasant situation at around 2 a.m. Sunday. I am of course extremely sorry about the outcome."

Bendtner, 30, was reported to police by a taxi driver who claimed the former Arsenal striker attacked him...

Nicklas Bendtner reported to police over alleged attack on Copenhagen taxi driver

Nicklas Bendtner joined Rosenborg in 2017
Nicklas Bendtner joined Rosenborg in 2017 following spells at Arsenal and Juventus.

Nicklas Bendtner was reported to the police by a Copenhagen taxi driver who claims the Danish striker was behind a violent attack early on Sunday.

The taxi driver had undergone surgery for a broken jaw, a spokesman for taxi firm Dantaxa told Reuters.

Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet cited unnamed sources saying Bendtner was arrested early on Sunday, charged with violence, but later released by the police.

Bendtner plays for Norwegian side Rosenborg but was not picked for the Denmark team that hosted...

Liverpool scout Rosenborg midfielder Olaus Jair Skarsem - sources

Don Hutchison discusses the three main things Liverpool will need to do in order to beat Jose Mourinho's Manchester United at Anfield.

Liverpool are one of several Premier League clubs tracking Rosenborg midfielder Olaus Jair Skarsem, sources in Norway have told ESPN FC.

Skarsem is currently playing in the Rosenborg 2 squad, but he is regarded as one of the brightest prospects to emerge from Norway in recent years.

The news of Liverpool's interest was first reported in Norway, and Skarsem told Adresseavisen: "It was rather strange and obviously not something I had expected but it's motivational as well and shows that I'm doing...