Transfer talk

Bellerin explains Arsenal move

July 2, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Former Barcelona youth team player Hector Bellerin says he decided to quit Camp Nou for Arsenal to increase his chances of playing first team football.

Bellerin, a 16-year-old right-back, has moved to the Premier League before signing a professional contract, just as Cesc Fabregas did in 2003.

He told Spanish TV programme Punto Pelota: "I was at home and my father called me to say Arsenal had been on the phone. We decided to go there to see how things are. I hadn't made up ...

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