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Hector Bellerin confirms he will be an Arsenal player next season

Hector Bellerin in Training

Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin has ended the ongoing speculation over his future by reaffirming that he would stay put with the club next season.

The Spain international has been the subject of transfer speculation in recent weeks with the likes of Juventus and Manchester United associated with his signature.

However, in an exclusive interview with Sky Sports, Bellerin has no plans of leaving the Gunners anytime soon and he consider the club as his home.

He said: “I’ve got a long contract, I have been in London for a very long time, this is what I call my home right now.”

“There is nothing else I am thinking of, for the summer. We have the World Cup, I don’t know if I will be called up or not [to Spain], that is something we will need to wait and see.

“If I get given the chance then I will be really happy for it. Apart from that I am sure I will be coming back here next pre-season.”

Bellerin first broke into the Arsenal setup during the 2014/15 season where he took advantage of Mathieu Debuchy’s shoulder injury to make himself a regular.

In the season which followed, his consistent showing in the Premier League was rewarded with a place in the PFA Team of the Year but he has since failed to make much progress.

An ankle injury sustained in the north London derby against Spurs in November 2016 has been attributed to his struggles, as per Wenger, but he needs to put in more consistent performances in the future with a new manager set to be at the helm.

Bellerin missed the midweek away defeat at the hands of Leicester City but prior to that, he had one of his best games of the campaign as he bagged a couple of assists in a 5-0 triumph over Burnley.

The Spaniard is likely to start in Arsene Wenger’s farewell game at Huddersfield Town on Sunday and it will be interesting to see how the players fare following a wretched run of away from which has involved seven straight league defeats.

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