Hector Bellerin’s former coach backs starlet to shine for Arsenal

Hector Bellerin has been tipped for success at Arsenal by his former youth coach

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Hector Bellerin’s former coach believe that the Spaniard has all the necessary attributes to develop into a top player at Arsenal.

The 20-year-old has established himself as a regular in the Arsenal first-team in recent months after breaking into Arsene Wenger’s side last season.

Bellerin’s searing pace helped to set up Mesut Ozil for Arsenal’s second goal in their 2-0 win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday night.

And former Barcelona youth coach Andres Carrasco is expecting big things from the full-back in the coming seasons.

Carrasco told Sky Sports: “The psychological aspect is very important.

“Bellerin was a boy who seemed 20 when he was 15.

“When you have a player like Bellerin, who has gone through all the different age groups until 16 [you know] he is going to be of a very high standard both technically and tactically.”

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Bellerin, who joined the Gunners from Barcelona as a teenager, will be hoping to feature when Arsenal return to Premier League action with a home clash against Everton on Saturday evening.

The Gunners head into the game against the Toffees knowing that a victory would move them top of the Premier League table ahead of Manchester City’s trip to Manchester United on Sunday.


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