Barcelona give up on Hector Bellerin and turn attention to Chelsea star

first_img Cesar Azpilicueta is on Barcelona’s radar Barcelona have given up on Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin and shifted their focus to Chelsea full-back Cesar Azpilicueta.Barca are keen on signing a new right-back this summer after failing to fully replace Dani Alves last year, following his move to Juventus.The Spanish side regularly deployed Sergi Roberto on the right side of defence, but new boss Ernesto Valverde is said to want a new recruit there.Arsenal defender Bellerin had been the club’s top target but, according to Marca, they will not sell and Barca have shifted their focus elsewhere.Specifically, the Camp Nou club are now targeting Chelsea’s Azpilicueta after being impressed with his performances last season.The 27-year-old played every minute of Chelsea’s Premier League title-winning campaign and Valverde is attracted by the Spaniard’s ability to play anywhere across the defence. 1last_img read more

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