Nicklas Bendtner has warned Celtic that Rosenborg are out for revenge when the two sides meet in their Champions League qualifier.

Bendtner’s controversial penalty in injury time helped seal Rosenborg’s place in the final qualifying round of the tournament as they won 3-2 on aggregate against Iceland’s Valur.

Now they face Scottish Champions, Celtic, who beat the Norwegians 1-0 last year at the same stage.

“We would rather be playing Celtic, instead of a Europa League trip to Andorra which we would have got had we not scored the third goal,” the Arsenal cult hero told the media.

“It will be interesting. We met them last year. We have to prepare for next week and then see what’s going on. We have not looked at them yet. 

TYNSET, NORWAY - MAY 24: Nicklas Bendtner of Rosenborg during Second Round Norwegian Cup between Tynset IL v Rosenborg at Nytromoen on May 24, 2017 at Nytromoen in Tynset, Norway. (Photo by Trond Tandberg/Getty Images)
TYNSET, NORWAY – MAY 24: Nicklas Bendtner of Rosenborg during Second Round Norwegian Cup between Tynset IL v Rosenborg at Nytromoen on May 24, 2017 at Nytromoen in Tynset, Norway. (Photo by Trond Tandberg/Getty Images)

“I think it will be a different match than last year. To be honest, we know how they play.

“And we know they are a massive club who are extremely consistent in getting to the Group Stage.

“We will have to prepare ourselves well and look for a different outcome.

“For me scoring that late penalty, I knew what was at stake. Both sides were nervous in stages.

“They said our penalty was fortunate, but we have been cheated many times in our league by bad decisions, so I think we deserve some fortune.”

The two sides have met a total of 4 times previously with Celtic winning two and drawing one of the matches.

They will face each other on 25 July in Glasgow before the second leg in Norway on 1 August.

Bendtner signed for Rosenborg in March last year for a fee of £900k from Nottingham Forest.

The Dane, who is now 30 and longed to be the best striker in the world, has nine goals and three assists in 28 appearances in 2018.

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