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5ft 10″ Spaniard Set To Sign For Arsenal, Four Years Contract On £45,000-A-Week Deal

Hector Bellerin joined Arsenal from Barcelona youth system in the year 2011. He made his first senior appearance as a substitute against West Brom in the league cup (September  2013), and made his full senior debut for Arsenal in the Champions league against Borussia Dortmund (September  16, 2014). Since then, he has been a regular in the Arsenal first team. He made 28 appearances (scoring 2 goals) last season due to the absence of the injury prone Mattieu Debuchy. (

Hector Bellerin impressed at right full back last season and manager Arsene Wenger has seen him as a long term heir to Debuchy in that position.

Arsene Wenger is therefore eager for Bellerin to commit his long term future to arsenal by signing a new contract and according to reports, Positive negotiation is ongoing. (

Hector Bellerin according to reports rejected a return back to his boyhood club Barcelona in favor of staying on with Arsenal.


Hector Bellerin a Spanish by birth could be the long term successor to Mattieu Debuchy because he has shown that he could hold his own when on the big stage, Bellerin has shown to the world that he has grown and matured into his new role, he possesses the stamina, speed, dribbling and crossing ability which makes him fit in to Arsenal style of play. He also got the overlapping runs which is expected of a defender and the recovery pace to recover when he is out of position. Those are the advantages he has over Carl Jenkinson and Calum Chambers which thus makes him superior to them when it comes to the right back position berth.

Bellerin’s last season performance shows Bellerin was (in my opinion) superior to first choice right back Mattieu Debuchy (injury aside). Here is a stats per 90mins: in seven appearances, Bellerin’s 65% success tackling exceeds Debuchy’s  47.4%. (opta stats), while his pass completion rate is equal with that of Debuchy  at  (79%). He is even comparable to or even better than the first choice right back in some category.

So therefore with the emergence of Hector Bellerin and his blistering qualities, it is very obvious to see why Arsene Wenger wants to tie Hector Bellerin to a long term contract at Arsenal.

He is certainly one for the future, hopefully he can continue to develop under the watchful eyes of Arsene  Wenger.

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