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Barcelona have reached an agreement with Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin, according to reports in Spain.
RAC1 claim that the 22-year-old has told his former club that he is willing to return to Camp Nou this summer after they made him one of their priority targets for the upcoming window.
It’s also claimed that Bellerin will now personally speak with Arsene Wenger about a move back to Barcelona, with talks planned within the next 10 says.
But Barcelona’s biggest hurdle is agreeing a transfer fee with Arsenal. The Gunners are currently in a strong negotiating position as the right-back only signed a new contract in November which keeps him tied to the club until 2023.
On Tuesday, Bellerin admitted that he was ‘happy’ to learn about Arsenal’s interest and didn’t rule out the possibility of returning to the club he left when he was 16.
‘I was lucky enough to take a chance on Arsenal. Things have gone well and now hearing this type of news about Barca is something which makes me happy, but it doesn’t depend on me,’ the Spaniard told Mundo Deportivo.
‘It’s nice to know of interest from a club like Barca, the club where I grew up from a young age.
‘For the moment I don’t know anything, I’m an Arsenal player and we will see what happens.’