It was another great team performance from Arsenal, especially in the first half, as we tore Basel apart in the Champions League, with notable attacking contributions from Cazorla, Iwobi, Bellerin, Ozil and Alexis Sanchez along with another great defensive display from Mustafi and Koscielny but the Man of the Match has to go to Theo Walcott for his two goals as well as his scintillating all-round performance.
Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has been strongly linked with a return to Barcelona, but they may no longer be ready to follow up on their interest.
The Spaniard left the Barca youth set-up in order to sign his first professional contract with Arsenal, and has risen up through the ranks in North-London to become one of the first names on the team sheet week-in week-out.
Barcelona have praised Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin amidst reported interest from the club, and now reports claim the Gunners are willing to sell.
The 21 year-old has been heavily impressive since making his breakthrough in 2014, highlighted by his inclusion in last season’s Premier League PFA Team of the Year.
Arsenal pair Alexis Sanchez and Hector Bellerin are being targeted for January moves according to reports.
The Chilean forward has been the subject of strong speculation in recent weeks, with claims that he is demanding more money than the Gunners have been willing to pay thus far.
Former Brazil and AC Milan right-back Cafu has revealed that he believed Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin is just like him, stating his future will be a bright one.
The 46 year-old is in London this week in order to feature for AC Milan Glorie against the Arsenal Legends which will take place today at 2:00 GMT.
Manchester City are claimed to have shown interest in Hector Bellerin, hampering Arsenal contract extension talks.
The Gunners agreed to give the Spain international a new bumper contract in April, but talks have stalled since the Sky Blues showed an interest late into last season.
Arsenal are looking at signing Sam Byram from West Ham, should Hector Bellerin decide on a return to Barcelona.
The Spanish right-back has been hugely impressive since breaking into the Gunners first team in December 2014, and was even a late call-up to the Spain international squad for the European Championships this summer.
The Arsenal and Spain international right back Hector Bellerin could be set to endure the same first international tournament disappointment as his club team mate Theo Walcott did with England back in 2006, when Sven Goran Eriksson took the young forward to Germany but did not give him even a minute of playing time despite injury problems to the other England strikers.