Villa striker Agbonlahor ready for Bendtner boot battle

Aston Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor is determined to outshine Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner and his pink boots on Boxing Day.

Aston Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor is determined to outshine Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner and his pink boots on Boxing Day.

Agbonlahor has his own lime coloured boots from Nike and told the Sunday Mercury: “We don’t have a choice.

“If you’re sponsored by someone like Nike, for instance, you’ve got to wear the boots they’ve given you. You can’t say you don’t want to wear them.

“You have to wear the new colours so I had to have them if I wanted something to put on my feet.

“But I like them, so I didn’t mind wearing them. I don’t think it creates any extra pressure. If you like the boots and you feel comfortable in them it doesn’t really matter what colour they are.

“I’ll be wearing them until at least February when the new ones come out.

“Bendtner’s obviously got the pink ones so I think people’s eyes might be messed about with all these colours!

“There’s not many players that will wear the pink ones. Only certain players that want to wear them. But the green ones will become popular I think, like the orange ones were.”

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