Arsenal star Dani Ceballos has revealed he could return to La Liga club Real Betis if he doesn’t secure a permanent deal to stay at Arsenal.
The Spaniard, currently on loan from Real Madrid, has been mentioned with various moves given that he seems improbable to remain at his parent club.
Having extended his loan agreement to spend the rest of the prolonged campaign at Arsenal, there are question marks regarding his long-term future.
Seville side Real Betis, lying tenth in the Spanish top-flight, is the club where Dani started his career, helping them win the Segunda Division back in 2015.
Speaking to Spanish radio, Dani confirmed he would think about going back to his roots.
“Betis? It’s an option,” Dani told Cadena SER. “They’re the team that gave me the chance to become a footballer and I’m still a Betis supporter.”
Dani continued: “I’m not closing the door on any club. La Liga sounds good to me, but I’m also happy at Arsenal and I have to respect them. I’m not ruling out staying in the Premier League.”
“I’m the master of my own future next year. Next year I want to play, and I’ll hardly be able to do it at Real Madrid,” the Spaniard explained.
The 23-year-old star has made 30 appearances across all competitions so far for the Gunners. Ceballos said he is content at Arsenal and with Mikel Arteta’s football philosophy.
Meantime, Arsenal’s plans for next campaign have been dealt a blow after midfielder Orkun Kokcu penned a new deal with Feyenoord.
Since the turn of the year, Orkun has been frequently linked with a summer switch to the Emirates Stadium after impressing in the Eredivisie.
Having contributed six goals from 42 games in all competitions, the Gunners were allegedly ready to pay in excess of £20m for the 19-year-old.