Spain youth international Hector Bellerin has been recalled from his loan spell with Watford.

Bellerin joined the Sky Bet Championship side in November 2013, and after a promising start had his spell extended until the end of the season. The 18-year-old defender made eight appearances during his spell with Giuseppe Sannino’s side.

Having signed his first professional contract in the summer of 2012 after a string of fine performances for the under-21 side, Bellerin made his first-team debut in the Capital One Cup tie at West Bromwich Albion earlier this season, coming on as a substitute in extra-time.

The right back was also a member of the Spain Under-19 side that reached the semi-finals of the Uefa European Under-19 Championships in the summer.

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18 Feb 2014