Barcelona have sent representatives to tie a summer deal for Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin, according to reports.
The 21-year-old arrived at the Emirates from Barca’s famous La Masia academy alongside Jon Toral and has risen through the ranks to become of their best players at the Emirates.
Bellerin cemented his place in the starting eleven following inconsistent displays and injuries from Mathieu Debuchy and Carl Jenkinson who has had a torrid time at the North London side since last season.
It is understood that Barcelona are keen on landing their former academy graduate this summer, as they look to find a viable replacement for Dani Alves who left the Catalan giants for Juventus in 2015.
Reports in Spanish outlet Diario Gol claim that Barca have sent representatives to tie up a deal for Bellerin, with suggestions that the deal could cost Barca around £34million.
The Spanish giants are keen on bringing in a right-back next summer and have been linked with a move for Paris Saint Germain defender Serge Aurier who had earlier agreed a move to join Manchester United next summer.
However, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has remained adamant on not letting Bellerin leave the club despite ongoing interest from his former club.