Juventus will return for Arsenal star Hector Bellerin this summer after previously showing an interest in the Spanish right-back.
The Old Lady will demand the Gunners reduce their £50m asking price though, report the Express.
Bellerin will not go to the World Cup after a report leaked showed the Arsenal star omitted from La Furia Roja’s 23-man squad.
The 23-year-old’s development with the Gunners has stalled in recent years and a move away has been suggested this term.
Though his current deal runs to 2023, meaning Arsenal hold a strong bargaining hand when negotiating a fee.
Double boost for Arsenal with Jack Wilshere and new boss Mikel Arteta set to sign deals this week
Jack Wilshere will give Arsenal a major boost as they prepare to announce Mikel Arteta as their new boss this week.
England midfielder Wilshere has indicated he is ready to sign the new three-year contract with a 12-month option he’s been offered to stay with his boyhood club, whose players now believe ex-Gunner Arteta is about to take the reins.
It will be a big lift that one of Arsenal’s biggest characters and most popular players wants to continue, despite a period of great turbulence following the end of Arsene Wenger’s near 22-year reign.
Spain’s World Cup squad ‘leaked’ ahead of announcement as Alvaro Morata and Hector Bellerin miss out
Alvaro Morata has been left out of Spain’s World Cup squad after the 23-man group was reportedly leaked on Sunday.
The official announcement will be made on Monday afternoon but Spanish radio station Cope claim to have an advanced copy.
And if accurate, Chelsea’s Morata will not be on the plane to Russia.
The striker has struggled during his debut season at Stamford Bridge and has been linked with a move back to Juventus.