Kevin Campbell thinks selling Hector Bellerin would be “good business” for Arsenal.
Bellerin began his professional career at Arsenal in 2013, having been snapped up from Barcelona’s La Masia academy two years earlier. The Spanish left-back has since racked up 220 appearances for the Gunners across all competitions, scoring eight goals and laying on 29 assists, while getting his hands on the FA Cup three times.
The 25-year-old has, however, struggled for consistency at Emirates Stadium amid persistent fitness issues, with many supporters losing patience with him amid the club’s poor start to the 2020-21 season.
Bellerin silenced some of his doubters with a solid display during Arsenal’s 3-1 home win over Chelsea in the London derby clash at the weekend but speculation over his future continues to rage ahead of the January transfer window.
A return to Barcelona has been mooted for the enigmatic defender in 2021, a scenario which has been welcomed by Campbell, who thinks Ainsley Maitland-Niles deserves a starting spot ahead of him. Continue reading