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Report: Spanish Giants Barcelona Eager To Sign Arsenal Star This Summer

According to football news outlet The Guardian, Spanish champions Barcelona are willing to wrap up a deal for iconic Arsenal right back before the end of the current summer transfer period. Barcelona now have the opportunity to resign Hector Bellerin in a free transfer this summer. The 27 year old right back wants to leave Arsenal with Real Betis his most preferred destination.

The Spanish defender who has been with the Gunners for over a decade having joined Arsenal from Barcelona in 2011. The Spanish fullback enjoyed considerably successful campaign last season on loan at Real Betis. The player is definitely not in Mikel Arteta's plans right now and thus his interest in going back to Spain. Although Barcelona could be an alternative destination to the Spaniard, he prefers a move to Betis as things stand.

Barcelona had hoped to strengthen the fullback spot this summer by signing Chelsea's fullback Azplicueta. The player then signed a new Chelsea deal thus hampering the Blaugrana's chances of signing the veteran Chelsea player. It has been revealed that intermediaries have offered La Liga giants an opportunity to add Hector Bellerin in a free transfer this summer.

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