Arsenal teenager Hector Bellerin says he wants revenge on Manchester United

Arsenal's Hector Bellerin looks ahead to their clash with Manchester United.

Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has been speaking to the club’s official website ahead of the Gunners’ FA Cup quarter-final clash with Manchester United this evening.

The young Spaniard reflected on the last time the two sides met, in a Premier League encounter earlier this season, and admitted he was out for revenge.

That match saw United come away 2-1 winners, giving manager Louis van Gaal his first away win since taking charge. But despite the visitors’ victory Arsenal were left to rue a host of missed opportunities.

With 61 per cent possession and 23 attempts on goal (nine of which were on target) Arsenal could and perhaps should have won. But Bellerin knows his side have the perfect chance to redress the balance at Old Trafford this week.

“You always want to get revenge against teams when they beat you,” the teenager said.

“We just want to get our revenge the best way we can.”

As the current holders of the FA Cup, Arsenal have more reason than most to fight for a victory against United.

Arsene Wenger’s side waited a long time to claim a trophy and they now have the chance to retain it with many of the country’s top sides crashing out of the competition in earlier rounds.

But United will not want to lose in their own backyard, and you can be certain this match will be as interesting as many of those that came before it.

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