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Arsenal are reportedly looking into a part-exchange agreement to sign Barcelona attacker Ousmane Dembele at the end of the season.
The north London side are seemingly prepared to offer Hector Bellerin as a makeweight in order to reduce the overall package of the transfer.
Dembele joined the Catalan giants from Borussia Dortmund for £97m during the summer of 2017, but not much has gone right for him since with a hamstring problem hampering his progress.
After his lengthy layoff, he has found himself playing in more of a rotational policy behind winter signing Philippe Coutinho, and he is apparently open to a fresh challenge during the summer.
According to Don Balon, the Gunners remain interested in pursuing the former Rennes graduate, but they are unlikely to pay a hefty package for his signature.
As a result, they could potentially offer Bellerin in a part-exchange agreement with the Spaniard deemed to be frustrated with his stay in north London.
Bellerin is said to be believe that he is being made the scapegoat for the Gunners’ poor showing, and the right-back is likely to push for an exit after failing to do so last summer.
Nevertheless, the agreement may hinge on different factors with Arsenal not having any solid replacement for Bellerin in their ranks.