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Spain defender Bellerin signs new Arsenal deal

Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin in action against Tottenham striker Vincent Janssen

Bellerin is missing with the ankle injury he suffered against Tottenham

Spain defender Hector Bellerin has signed a new long-term deal at Arsenal.

The 21-year-old right-back joined the club in 2011 and is established in the starting line-up.

He signed a long-term deal in July 2015 but had been linked with a move away, with his former club Barcelona – where he played in the youth teams – and Manchester City reportedly interested.

“I have been here a long time, I feel like this is my home and this is the right thing to do,” Bellerin said.

“I am very happy to still be a Gunner for many more years.”

Bellerin has made 67 top-flight appearances, including 11 this season before he was ruled out for four weeks with injury.

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38054145