Barcelona Plans to Hijack Hector Bellerin From Real Sociedad As Catalans Seek to Reunite With Arsenal Defender

Barcelona Plans to Hijack Hector Bellerin From Real Sociedad As Catalans Seek to Reunite With Arsenal Defender

  • Hector Bellerin could be set for a sensational return to Barcelona following the Catalan’s renewed interest in the defender
  • Barcelona are desperate to sign a right-back this summer and are now considering a move to sign the former Arsenal star
  • Bellerin featured for Real Sociedad last season in the La Liga and is set for a return to the club before Barcelona’s latest interest

Barcelona are considering re-signing Arsenal defender, Hector Bellerin this summer as the Catalans seek to strengthen its defense this season.

Real Sociedad are leading the race to sign the Spanish defender who played for them on loan from the Gunners last season but the deal is now being threatened by Barcelona’s interest.

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Hector Bellerin has returned to Arsenal after spending last season on loan at Real Sociedad. Photo by James Williamson
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According to Football Espana, Barcelona considers Bellerin the cheaper option available in their search for a right-back as other transfer targets in Juan Foyth and Thomas Meunier would cost the Catalans a huge sum.

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Blaugrana will need to meet Villareal’s asking price of €42m for Foyth while Borussia Dortmund are asking for €15m for Meunier before they can consider selling.

Arsenal are refusing to release Hector Bellerin from his contract and allow him to join Real Betis after spending the season on loan there.

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Both Barcelona and Chelsea officials have held a meeting regarding concluding the deal with the English club waiting before making their definitive move.

Given that Aubameyang joined Barcelona for free from Arsenal, if a bid were to be accepted, Barcelona would get an infusion of funds that would immediately be added to their balance sheet.

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported Real Betis striker Borja Iglesias has come up with an unorthodox way to secure the services of right back Hector Bellerin permanently.

Bellerin was in tears after playing his final home game for Real Betis, which was against Granada.

After the game, the Spaniard could not hold back his emotions as he balled out in front of the home fans, with the reality of the end of his loan spell dawning on him.