Bellerin commits future to Gunners
LONDON, England (AP):
Spain right back Hector Bellerin has signed a new long-term deal with Arsenal as the English Premier League club looks to secure the services of its leading players.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is also keen to tie up new deals for star forwards Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, whose contracts expire in June 2018.
Bellerin's new deal was announced yesterday with Arsenal not disclosing the length of contract. Sections of the British media reported the 21-year-old Bellerin has signed for six more years. The defender has been linked with a move to Barcelona and Manchester City
Bellerin, who joined Arsenal from Barcelona in 2011, has been one of the best right backs in the Premier League over the past two seasons.