"Aaron is special, he is a one-off," said Bellamy. "I hope he can keep going and develop. He is different to a lot of the boys I have been involved with. He has this ability to glide and show balance. He is just special.
"We have to remember he is only 17 so it could be an incredible career. But it could go the other way. He is under the best manager in the world for me, in Arsene Wenger. I just thank God he is Welsh.
"I know his family and his old man as they are from the same area of Cardiff as me. He has enough talented people at his club that he is in good hands and he has a good family behind him to kick him on. But if he needs to speak to me I'll always be there."