HECTOR BELLERIN is delighted with his decision to leave Barcelona for Arsenal.

The 20-year-old moved to north London in 2011 but had to wait over two years for his first-team debut.

But, this season, the defender has gone from strength to strength and established himself as a regular in Arsene Wenger's starting line-up.

Bellerin has revealed his delight at making the move and believes it has made him a man.

He told Arsenal's official webiste: "Sometimes you only get once chance and I took it. I’m really happy with my decision, I’m really enjoying my football and I’m really enjoying living in London.

"I’ve got my family over here as well so I’m really settled in the club. I’m really enjoying myself.

"I left there as a kid and now I feel like a man. I’ve grown up a lot because I left at 16 to come to another country, another culture.

"You really have to grow up and there’s a lot of things that have changed.

"When I was there I used to play as a winger and now I’m playing as a defender. I feel I’ve grown up on and off the pitch and I feel really confident now as a right back.

"I’ve only played there for four years but I’m feeling really confident that I can play there, and that I’m proving to everyone that I can play in the Arsenal first team."

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