Dennis Bergkamp statue to be unveiled at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium
A Dennis Bergkamp statue will be unveiled at Emirates Stadium ahead of Arsenal's game against Sunderland on February 22.
Last Updated: 08/02/14 7:45am
The club announced plans to commemorate the Dutchnman's contribution to the club last year and have revealed the statue is now completed.
Arsenal have confirmed their former striker will be present as a guest for the Sunderland game on February 22 when the statue will be unveiled.
The ceremony will take place at 11:30am on the day of the game and Bergkamp will also appear on the pitch at half-time to show his appreciation to the club's fans.
Bergkamp - now assistant manager to Frank De Boer at his hometown club Ajax - joined Arsenal from Inter Milan in June 1995 and went on to make a total of 423 appearances for the Gunners, scoring 120 goals.
He spent 11 years with the club and played a key role in Arsenal winning seven major honours, including the Invincibles' unbeaten Premier League season of 2003/04.
The Bergkamp statue of Dennis will be located outside the stadium alongside statues of Herbert Chapman, Tony Adams and Thierry Henry.