uses cookies to provide a better service to our users. By using this website, you agree to our use of cookies. Click "OK" to hide this message. Alternatively, click "TELL ME MORE" for more information.

Arsene Wenger admits Top Four finish is difficult for Arsenal Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says a Top Four finish will not be easy to achieve for his side despite a vital 2-1 win away at Middlesbrough. The Gunners are currently sixth in the... - Read article
Arsene Wenger explains when striker Lucas will be back in action Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he has no new injury concerns after the mid-week draw at home against Paris Saint-Germain. Defender Hector Bellerin and midfielder Santi Cazorla are... - Read article
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirms Hector Bellerin's long-term injury Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has confirmed that in-form defender Hector Bellerin will miss four weeks of football after suffering an ankle injury. The Spaniard will miss key Premier... - Read article

Arsenal Jersey
» Transfer Rumours

"I'm here to play" - Defender delivers news to Arsene Wenger after joining the Arsenal squad


Defender Hector Bellerin is ready to enjoy regular first-team football after joining the Arsenal squad at London Colney.

The Spaniard was this summer involved with the Spanish national side at the Under-21 European Championship in Poland.

He was heavily linked with a move to Barcelona but he is now back in London and already looking forward to next season.

"I had a few injuries and changing the system also didn't favour me in the last few games," he is quoted as saying by Mirror.

"Last season was about cementing myself in the first-team squad and I'm glad the boss gave me the chance to do that.

"This season is about making sure I can hold my spot. Nothing really comes easy and we need to adapt to every single situation.

"I feel like I'm not a kid any more. I've grown up in so many ways. I consider myself a man and I'm now ready to play first-team football any time of the day.

"I know I need to train 100 per cent and show the boss I'm the one that should be playing."

Featured in article
Hector Bellerin