Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Come." and GET ME!

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Come." and GET ME!

Article excerpt

HECTOR Bellerin has opened the door to a move to City this summer - admitting he is motivated by Pep Guardiola's interest.

The Arsenal right-back also describes City assistant Mikel Arteta as a father figure.

Guardiola wanted to sign Bellerin in his first summer at the Etihad, only for Arsene Wenger to block a move.

The Spanish under-21 international has gone on to sign a new contract at the Emirates - but Guardiola remains an admirer.

And the on-going uncertainty over Wenger's Arsenal future could prove pivotal to City's hopes of landing him.

Guardiola will sign two new fullbacks this summer, with Bellerin his first choice on the right.

Barcelona are also interested - but there is a belief that the 22-year-old favours a move to City over a return to the Nou Camp, where he started his career. …

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