Bacary Sagna Names the Main Threat to Man City’s Premier League Defence

Liverpool and Manchester City have been fighting it out since 2018-2019 when the present Premier League Champions got over the line only by one point. It was the second of the Premier League titles of Pep Guardiola as manager, the first coming with a haul of record points of 100 with Man United coming in the second but 19 points behind.

SAGNA TIPS CITY TO SIGN THIS STAR AHEAD OF LIVERPOOL

Manchester City could reportedly enter the race to sign PSG superstar Kylian Mbappe in 2023, with Liverpool also believed to be interested in the France international. According to Marca, the reigning Premier League champions are not afraid about the possibility of pairing the 23-year-old attacker with Erling Haaland following reports last week that Mbappe wanted to leave PSG in the January transfer window. The superstar attacker shocked the footballing world in the summer by signing a new contract to stay in Paris despite intense interest from Real Madrid. However, just a few months on from this announcement, Mbappe is seemingly keen to leave PSG in 2023.

SAGNA BACKS ARSENAL FOR LEAGUE TITLE

Frenchman BacarySagna has backed Arsenal for the Premier League title this season as he is certain that the North London team can push defending champions Manchester City all the way in the battle for the title. BacarySagna talked about Arsenal as a genuine Premier League title contender in a chat with Betway earlier this month. He had been impressed with the start made by the Gunners in this season's Premier League campaign.

SAGNA MAKES CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PREDICTION

Frenchman BacarySagna has made his prediction on the top two favourites for the Champions League title this season. BacarySagnamade his Champions League prediction in a chat with Betway. According to the ex-Manchester City and Arsenal right-back, Premier League champions Manchester City and French giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG) are the top two favourites to win the Champions League title this season.

SAGNA PROVED RIGHT ON GABRIEL JESUS

Frenchman BacarySagna has been proved right with his comments on Brazilian star Gabriel Jesus following his move to Arsenal this summer. The Brazil international left Premier League holders Manchester City to sign for the Gunners in a £45m deal last month and he has already made a big impression in the colours of his new team.

SAGNA ADVISES ARSENAL TO CASH IN ON NUNO TAVARES AMID INTEREST

According to Portuguese outlet O Jogo, Brighton & Hove Albion want to sign Nuno Tavares on a season-long loan deal from Arsenal. Graham Potter views the 22-year-old defender as a replacement for Marc Cucurella, who will likely join Manchester City this summer. Nuno Tavares had a mixed-bag of a first season with Arsenal after arriving from Benfica last summer. Despite his profile as a powerful full-back fitting in well with Mikel Arteta’s ideas, there were games where the 22-year-old made some high-profile errors, which cost the team valuable points.

MAN CITY TO MISS OUT ON £30M TARGET LIKENED TO REAL MADRID STAR

Manchester City will this week officially miss out on the signing of TSG Hoffenheim talent David Raum, with RB Leipzig set to announce their capture of the German international in the coming days. According to Sky Germany via GGFN, Raum will sign for Leipzig in a deal that could reach as high as €35m (£30m), with the Bundesliga side beating the likes of City as well as Bayern Munich to the 24-year-old fullback’s signature, with West Ham also linked to the defender.

SAGNA REPORTEDLY WANTS ARSENAL TO SIGN LEEDS UNITED STAR

According to The Athletic, Arsenal have submitted an offer to Leeds United to sign Brazilian winger Raphinha, who is also being pursued by Barcelona and Chelsea. However, the bid from the north London giants is short of Leeds’ valuation, with the Yorkshire club likely to reject it right away.
The Brazilian joined Leeds United in 2020, arriving from French club Rennes and has become a fan favourite at Elland Road. He played an integral role in helping the Whites maintain their Premier League status in both seasons since their return to the top flight. Raphinha enjoyed a productive 2021/22 campaign, during which he managed to score 11 and assist three more goals in 35 league outings.

FORMER GUNNER SAGNA URGES ARSENAL TO SIGN CORRENTIN TOLISSO

According to Fichajes, Arsenal and Manchester United could wage a battle for Corentin Tolisso’s signature. The French midfielder is available for a free transfer after his contract with Bayern Munich expired, and he remains an attractive option for many other clubs as well. Corentin Tolisso was primed for a massive career when he broke through the ranks at Lyon. He was considered one of the top talents to come out of the French giant’s academy, but his move to Bayern Munich has not gone to plan.

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