'Prayers have been answered': Arsenal fans rejoice as player reportedly hands in transfer request
Hector Bellerin has reportedly told Arsenal he wants to leave the club this summer.
According to Gianluca Di Marzio, the Spanish international has alerted the Gunners he wants to depart this summer. As per the report, Inter Milan are keen on the defender.
Bellerin endured a rough season with Arsenal last campaign. The defender had numerous poor performances under Mikel Arteta and eventually found himself on the bench towards the end of the campaign.
Indeed, the form of Calum Chambers and Cedric Soares meant that Bellerin was often third-choice right-back for Arsenal.
Indeed, this form has lead to some reports suggesting that Arsenal will sign a new right-back this summer. However, rumours linking the north London side to any player in this position have gone cold in recent weeks.
Whilst the quest for a new right-back remains up in the air. One thing remains clear with most Arsenal fans, that being they want Bellerin to leave this summer.
Moreover, this report was met with widespread praise from supporters on social media. Bellerin has long been a fan favourite at Arsenal. However, most fans believe now is the best time to move the defender on.
Here’s what some Arsenal fans had to say on Twitter about Bellerin submitting a transfer request to leave the club this summer…
Prayers have been answered— Salt & Pépé (@AWengers_AFC) July 12, 2021
👋🏻— AJ🔴⚪️🏴 (@RedAndWhiteAlex) July 12, 2021
Thank god— 🦁🦁🦁DONT BOO US AND CHEER WHEN WE SCORE🦁🦁🦁 (@marcusDaBrown2) July 12, 2021
🎉🎉🎉— ZZ (@RKOOuttaSmwhere) July 12, 2021
Arsenal have already made one defensive signing this summer in the form of Benfica fullback Nuno Tavares.