HomeArsenalBarcelona identify Arsenal defender as possible Nelson Semedo replacement

Barcelona identify Arsenal defender as possible Nelson Semedo replacement

- Advertisement -

Barcelona are reportedly interested in signing Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin as they aim to replace their first-choice right-back Nelson Semedo.

According to Catalan daily, SPORT, Barcelona have held talks with Arsenal technical director Edu about the La Masia graduate’s potential return to the Camp Nou.

- Advertisement -

Barcelona face competition from PSG, Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich

Arsenal are open to selling their 25-year-old right-back in order to raise funds for manager Mikel Arteta’s primary transfer targets. According to multiple reports, the Gunners have given the green light to shift out the former La Masia defender.

As per multiple reports in England, the Arsenal defender has been heavily linked with a possible move to Paris Saint-Germain, who have reportedly put forward a bid of £25m for the Spaniard.

Meanwhile, Bayer Leverkusen have made a surprise entry in the race to sign Hector Bellerin and are believed to have the financial firepower after selling Kai Havertz to Chelsea last week. Fellow Bundesliga outfit Bayern Munich have also been credited with showing interest in luring Bellerin away from the Emirates.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CDYvto4lz4R/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

As per SPORT’s report, Barcelona have also entered the race to sign their former academy product. The report even goes on to claim that Arsenal have informed Barcelona to pay a transfer fee of around €20m to sign Bellerin.

However, at present, Barcelona are unable to raise the funds for Bellerin as they are still looking to shift out Nelson Semedo, who has truly underperformed since joining the Catalan giants from Benfica three-years back.

It still remains to be seen whether the La Liga outfit are really interested in getting the services of the 25-year-old, or it is just one of those routine Hector Bellerin to Barcelona transfer talks.

Also Read: Top 3 Arturo Vidal moments at Barcelona

- Advertisement -

15 Highly Educated Cricketers Of All Time

Cricket is a game of passion and dedication. A sport in which one involves themselves in camps and practice since early childhood. Due to...

Do we often under-appreciate Andy Flower? What’s his legacy?

There's a hint of sadness in noting that Zimbabwe has never been a dominant power in world cricket. But nothing could be sadder than...

Why are more and more MotoGP riders using the Noson nasal dilator?

Introduction MotoGP riders or athletes are physically fit and healthy individuals and their muscles are continuously functioning and used during the performance. As a fan...

How Come UFC Fighters Have Cauliflower Ears But Boxers Don’t?

The UFC has come a long way since its early days, wherein the fights seemed like modern-day gladiators due to its brutality and inconsistent...

5 spinners who can be India’s potential finger-spinners

The Indian cricket team has always been proud of its ability to produce world-class batsmen and similarly potent spinners. Though in recent times, the...

IPL 2018: The beautiful Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur

Being seated in the Sawai Mansingh stadium brings a different world, a world of difference away from the palpable excitement of watching truly India’s...

Top 5 Left Wingers In The World, Based On 2019-20 Season

Owing to the fact that football has evolved a lot since its inception and the tactics have changed a lot, the role of wingers...

The astonishing decline of Mario Balotelli

There was a time when Mario Balotelli was on top of the world.  The Italian talisman had scored two goals in the Euro 2012 semi-finals,...

What can be expected from the 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix?

Heat in the air and heat inside the car- that's been the story of the Azerbaijan Grand prix. As F1 parks itself at Baku...

How Suresh Raina Batted India Into The Finals of 2011 World Cup

Its been 9 years, since India won the Cricket World Cup defeating Sri Lanka on 2 April, 2011. The images and visuals of...

IPL 2018: The best from the West Indies

When one of nature's treacherous attacks on mankind- earthquakes- strike, their impact is measured on Richter's scale. When West Indians strike in a tournament...

Age Fraud in Indian Cricket: Are players really to be blamed?

There have been times while watching a cricket match when we tend to hear commentators comment on cricketers’ age. We as fans have many...

Big change for India Women’s cricket as BCCI looks to finalise bowling coach soon

We are not even at the halfway stage of the 2018 cricketing season. It clearly seems there's no stopping India's women's cricket team. The...

Ajax XI if they didn’t sell their star players

Based in Amsterdam, AFC Ajax, who incidentally draw their name from the legendary Greek hero of the same name, are the most successful club...

5 famous players to play for both Leeds United and Liverpool

Leeds United are back in the Premier League after 16 years and will play Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday in their very first match...

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -