Dani Ceballos waiting on offer from Real Betis before committing to Arsenal

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Dani Ceballos is keen on a return to Real Betis and is hoping to receive an offer from his former club before committing his immediate future to Arsenal or Real Madrid.

The 24-year-old spent the 2019-20 season on loan at Arsenal from Real Madrid and did well, becoming a regular starter under Mikel Arteta in the second half of the campaign.

The Spain international made 36 appearances in all competitions, scoring two goals, and started in the FA Cup final triumph over Chelsea at Wembley this month.

Arteta is keen to keep hold of the midfielder, at least for another season, and negotiations are underway between Arsenal and Real Madrid over another loan move.

Game time with the La Liga champions is likely to be extremely limited for Ceballos next season and he is happy to return to Arsenal where he is a much more integral part of the squad.

However, he would prefer a return to former club Real Betis still further, where he could be the main man and is much loved after making his debut for the first team at just 17-years-old.

El Desmarque report that Ceballos is waiting for Betis to make a move but nothing has happened as yet.

Ceballos has been open about his passion for his former club saying: ‘I have great affection for Betis, to all those who work for the club, who know the love I have for them and have been in contact with me all season. For me, Betis means a lot.’

Reports had suggested that Real Madrid were considering bringing Ceballos back after his impressive performances for Arsenal, and while he may get pre-season to prove himself, a regular first team place remains unlikely.

The player has made it clear he wants to start regularly wherever he is, as he bids to make Spain’s squad for next summer’s European Championship.

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