Hector Bellerin has shot to prominence this season, and his superb display against Aston Villa last weekend showed just how much quality the young right-back has. With Arsene Wenger seemingly looking to tie all his young stars down to long-term contracts at the moment, it is reported that the 19-year-old Spaniard is next on the list.
Arsenal recently announced that both Chuba Akpom and Francis Coquelin had penned new deals, and respected Spanish journalist Kike Marin claims Bellerin will soon follow suit.
— Kike Marin** (@Kike_Marin_) February 6, 2015
The pacey full-back has found himself receiving a surprising number of first team chances this season, mainly due to the fact that Mathieu Debuchy has spent large parts of the campaign sidelined with injury. He looks to be grabbing the opportunity with both hands too, and needs to be tied down to a new deal as soon as possible.
If he continues to perform the way he has been, then he will have no shortage of suitors looking to lure him away from the Emirates. He has the potential to become our first choice right-back for years to come, so hopefully we can convince him his future remains with us.