Date: 4th July 2021 at 5:00pm
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Marcus Bent feels Everton will only make a move for Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin if the price is right.

The Toffees are heading into a new era after former Liverpool boss Rafa was appointed as ’s successor earlier this week.

Arsenal are reportedly looking to offload Spain international Bellerin after a disappointing campaign which saw the Gunners miss out on European football for the first time since 1995.

Bellerin has been linked with a move to Italian giants Inter Milan, bringing an end to his 10-year stint at the Emirates Stadium, but Everton could also be in the running as they look to bolster their defensive options.

Seamus Coleman, who has been at Goodison Park since 2009 and made more than 300 appearances for the club, is now 32 and it is thought Everton could look for a long-term replacement.

However, former Toffees striker Bent would be surprised if 26-year-old Bellerin is drafted in.

Speaking exclusively to TIF, Bent said: “Making a move depends on the , his future and how long he has left on his contract at Arsenal.

“I don’t think Everton want to replace Coleman. That’s the problem. 

“There are not too many right-backs at Everton. If Bellerin did come in at Everton, he would want to be in the starting line-up every week.

“I don’t think that is needed and I doubt we’ll be going for him just yet.”