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Hector Bellerin pushes for big pay cut as he desperately seeks Arsenal exit

It seems certain that Hector Bellerin will leave Arsenal this summer (Picture: Getty Images)

Hector Bellerin wants to give up his salary of around £4.2 million to cancel his Arsenal signed a year earlier and will join Real Betis this summer.

The 27-year-old is desperate to leave the Emirates and return to the club where he was on loan last season.

The right-back played 32 times for Betis in all competitions last season, winning the Copa del Rey and enjoying his time with the Spanish club.

Now he’s back at Arsenal but he’s clearly not in Mikel Arteta’s plans after he wasn’t even on the substitute bench on the opening day of the Premier League season against Crystal Palace.

Bellerin still has a year left on his contract with the Gunners, but has offered to cancel it 12 months before it ends, the Spanish publication reports. Sports stadium.

The Spain international has offered to forego the salary Arsenal is expected to pay him over the next year, around £4.2m, so he can sign a four-year deal with Betis with around half the cost. salary you receive in North London.

Arsenal were set to sell Bellerin in the summer, wanting around £8.5m for him, but it remains unclear if they are ready to let him go on a free transfer.

Real Betis Sevilla v Valencia - Spanish King's Cup

Bellerin loved his time at Real Betis last season (Picture: Getty Images)

With the player desperate to leave and the coach with no intention of playing him, it seems likely that the Spaniard will get his wish and return to Real Betis. However, the Gunners will be disappointed to lose him for nothing, as he was once linked to big moves like Barcelona.

Bellerin made 239 appearances for Arsenal but fell so far down the club’s pecking order that he wasn’t even in the squad against Palace on Friday night.

Although Takehiro Tomiyasu is injured, Bellerin is yet to see the right-back, with Ben White playing there and Cedric Soares on the bench.


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