Barcelona, Juventus circling as Arsenal consider cashing in on Hector Bellerin

Barcelona, Juventus circling as Arsenal consider cashing in on Hector Bellerin
From ESPN - March 12, 2018

Clubs are slowly turning their eyes toward the summer window, and Transfer Talk has the updates on all the latest rumours.

Bellerin on his way as Arsenal plan summer shake-up?

It has been reported that the end of the season will herald a rebuilding operation at Arsenal, and the Mail says Hector Bellerin could be on his way as the Gunners look to generate funds.

It reports that they will ask 50 million for right-back Bellerin, who has been linked with both his former club Barcelona and runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City in recent times.

Juventus are also said to be keen on the Spain international, with Arsenal "coming round to the notion of selling him in a bid to boost their transfer coffers."

Although it seems unlikely that City -- who brought in Kyle Walker from Tottenham last summer -- would move for 22-year-old Bellerin, Juve's interest seems concrete, with a reported bid already in the works.

The Mail reports that Bellerin would be interested in a move away from North London "should the right opportunity present itself."

And that would boost Arsenal's spending power as they look to bring in a goalkeeper, a central midfielder and a centre-back in a squad shake-up.

Magpies want permanent Kenedy switch

Newcastle took a big step towards Premier League survival with their win over Southampton and hope to keep on-loan Kenedy, whose two goals were crucial to that victory, on Tyneside permanently.

The Mirror reports that Magpies manager Rafa Benitez "will have to pay Chelsea up to 15m for the Brazilian, who has helped lift United away from relegation trouble."

Kenedy has indicated that he would be interested in staying at St James' Park on a long-term basis if Newcastle can wrap up survival in the Premier League.

Chelsea declined to offer the Magpies first option to buy Kenedy when the loan was agreed in the winter window, but they are optimistic that a deal could still be done.

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