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Hector Bellerin has bought a house in Barcelona ahead of potential transfer

The Gunners' right-back is moving ever closer to a Barca homecoming

It looks like Hector Bellerin is going home. 

The Arsenal right-back has been heavily linked with a return to Barcelona in recent weeks, and the 22-year-old has hardly cooled those rumours by purchasing a house in Catalunya.

Will Bellerin be heading back to Barcelona?

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Will Bellerin be heading back to Barcelona?

According to Catalan-based publication SPORT, the Spaniard is just waiting for Barca and Arsenal to agree a fee ahead of his proposed transfer to Camp Nou.

The La Masia graduate left Spain for North London back in 2011 at the age of 16, but has been heavily linked with a move back to the club since establishing himself as the Gunners’ first-choice right-back since 2015.

The Arsenal defender is considered one of the finest young fullbacks in football at the moment

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The Arsenal defender is considered one of the finest young fullbacks in football at the moment

The fullback is said to be focused on playing for Spain in the Under-21 European Championship at the moment while negotiations take place.

But just to be safe, Bellerin bought a house in the Barcelona area with his family also moving back from London.

Bellerin is currently representing Spain’s Under-21 side

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Bellerin is currently representing Spain’s Under-21 side

To further fuel the speculation, Barca youngster and fellow Under-21 star Denis Suarez said last week that Bellerin is torn over his future.

He said: “I have spoken with him, and on the one hand he’s keen to come and on the other he feels tied to Arsenal.

“I hope he can come.”

Just to complicate things, Italian giants Juventus are reportedly also keen on Bellerin, and may attempt to hijack the deal.

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