It is not just the Arsenal right back Hector Bellerin who will be left at home scratching his head for the next two weeks, as his fellow Spaniard and Arsenal team mate Santi Cazorla has also been left out of the Spain national squad for the first international break of the new season.
I really hope that there is a perfectly good reason for the Arsenal and Spain international midfield star not being with his team mates at London Colney this week as Arsene Wenger and his coaching staff begin the preparations for next season with the start of pre-season training.
With the uncertainty still hanging around over the possible transfer to Arsenal of the England and Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy, along with the possibility that Arsene Wenger would like to add more than one new forward to the Arsenal squad this summer, there is still plenty of scope for us to look at the many Arsenal transfer rumours about potential striker targets.
By all accounts it appears that the Arsenal and Spain international star Hector Bellerin is pretty happy with the Gunners and is not pushing for a move away from the club, despite the many Arsenal transfer rumours suggesting that his excellent form over the last two seasons has drawn the attention of his boyhood club FC Barcelona.
The last thing Arsenal fans want to see is for the bad old days of a few years to return and for the Gunners to lose our best players to some of the big spending football clubs around Europe, which there are more than enough of these days. Theoretically, the days of Arsenal being forced to sell Robin van Persie to Man United, Nasri to Man City and Ashley Cole to Chelsea are long gone, as the building of the new stadium is no longer a drain.
Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin has earned a place in Spain’s squad for the European Championships, despite making his senior international debut only on Sunday.
The defender was in fine form for the Gunners this season, and even earned a place in the PFA Team of the Year.
Spain boss Vicente Del Bosque has been forced to call Hector Bellerin into his squad, following Dani Carvajal’s injury.
The Real Madrid star was injured during the Champions League final on Saturday evening, and is now a doubt for the European Championships next month.
There were not many Arsenal fans that had heard of Nacho Monreal when he arrived from Malaga three years ago, but he has grown into the role and is now one of the clubs most consistent players after coming to terms with the style of play in the Premier League.