SAGNA BACKS ARTETA'S AUBAMEYANG DECISION

Former Arsenal and Manchester City defender Bacary Sagna has revealed what he thinks about his former side Arsenal selling star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the January winter transfer window. The striker was allowed to join BRcelija before the transfer deadline day and it caused quite a stir among Arsenal fans, with some questioning the club's decision to do that, while others backed tothe decision.

Sagna has backed Arsenal’s ‘strong’ decision to let Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leave the club in January. The Gabon international was stripped of the captaincy in December for his latest disciplinary breach, and didn’t play again for the Gunners after losing the armband. In the final stages of the January transfer window, Aubameyang’s contract was terminated by mutual consent, which later allowed him to later join Barcelona on a free transfer.

SAGNA FINALLY REVEALS A BIG MYSTERY

Bacary Sagna left Arsenal for Manchester City in 2014 in mysterious circumstances. The decision didn't go down well with the club faithful, as they lambasted his decision to trade Arsenal for another team in England. He was booed every time his city side visited the Emirates in the three years he spent at City.

Bacary Sagna went on to make 86 appearances for the Manchester side while adding a league cup to his name. Sagna's last appearance for Arsenal was in the Fa Cup final, which Arsenal won 3*2. It was the only trophy he won in seven years at the club. Rumors then were that he left Arsenal for financial reasons, after failing to reach an agreement with the club for an extension.

SAGNA: FRENCH INTERNATIONAL CAREER EXAMINED

At the start of his football career, BacarySagna wanted to play for the Senegalese national team. The right-sided defender contacted the Senegalese football authorities at the age of 17 but they were not forthcoming. BacarySagna didn't get a reply and that left him disappointed. The Frenchman would later get an invitation from the Senegalese football authorities when he started playing for Auxerre in the French top flight.

Sagna was contacted by the Senegalese football authorities on the day of a game with the French u-21 team and he had to make a decision without much thinking time. In the end, he opted to stay with the French u-21 team whom he represented at the 2006 European u-21 Championship in Portugal.

YOU CAN'T RELY ON KIDS - SAGNA

Ex-French international BacarySagna has warned Arsenal not to rely on kids to produce results in the Premier League on a regular basis.BacarySagnasent the message to his former clubin a chat with freebets. According to him, Arsenal can't rely on young players throughout the whole season.

BacarySagna said his former club can't put too much pressure on young players like Bukayo Saka,Aaron Ramsdale in a bid to deliver success in the Premier League this season and that putting too much pressure on the youngsters can affect their mental health negatively.

ARTETA: SAGNA PROVED RIGHT WITH OPINION

A lot of Arsenal fans didn't agree with Bacary Sagna when he called for patience when the club lost the first three games in the Premier League without a single goal. In his interview with William Hill, Bacary Sagna backed Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for the job despite the Spaniard leading the club to the bottom of the table with zero point and nine goals conceded in three games at the start of the new Premier League campaign.

Bacary Sagna has been proved right with his opinion on situation as ex-Arsenal teammate Arteta has turned things around and led the team to the top five after 11 games. It has taken Arteta and his players just eight games to significantly close the gap on the leading teams on the league table. With Arteta in charge, Arsenal have the longest unbeaten run in the English top flight at the moment as they have not tasted defeat in eight games.

ARTETA: SAGNA SPEAKS ON INVERTED FULLBACK

Ex-Arsenal defender BacarySagna has disclosed what Gunners boss Mikel Arteta wants from his fullbacks. BacarySagna talked about Arteta and Arsenal in an exclusive interview with Football London. According to BacarySagna, Arteta wants an inverted fullback style for his fullbacks just like what is employed by Pep Guardiola at Manchester City. Arteta was the assistant manager to Guardiola at the Etihad Stadium for some years and he's like a mentor to the Arsenal manager.

SAGNA: AUXERRE MAJOR HONOURS REVEALED

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French defender BacarySagna already tasted success at the start of his professional football career at Auxerre before signing for Premier League outfit Arsenal in a €11m deal, including €2m in add-ons, on July 12, 2007. Sagna won the French Cup during his time at Auxerre and that was his only major trophy at the club before he left French football for English football.

SAGNA: FRENCH NATIONAL TEAM CAREER EXAMINED

BacarySagna was one of the best right-backs in the Premier League during his time at Arsenal. He was a Gunner for a period of seven years between 2007 and 2014.
Sagna featured for the French national team for the first time at the u-21 level. He was part of the France squad to the 2006 edition of the European u-21 Championship. France topped Group A at the tournament before they were eliminated in the semifinals by the Netherlands after extra time.

BacarySagna could have turned out for the Senegalese national team. According to him, he wanted to play for Senegal at the age of 17 but the country's football officials didn't reply. The fullback was contacted when he became a regular at French club Auxerre. Sagna had a game with the French u-21 team on the day he was contacted by Senegal officials and he had to make a decision. In the end, he opted for France.

SAGNA BACKS VARANE TO SUCCEED AT MANCHESTER UNITED

After a long time, English Premier League giants Manchester United have finally gotten their man. Following some series of talks and negotiations with Real Madrid, they finally reached an agreement with the Spanish La Liga giants for the transfer of French defender Raphael Varane in what is a huge statement of intent from the club. Varane first appeared under the radar of Manchester United back in 2011 when Sir Alex Ferguson was still in charge of the Old Trafford club. The defender was still at French Ligue 1 side Lens and even though he almost signed for United, he ended up moving to Real Madrid.

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