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Bacary Sagna confident of rekindling best Arsenal form

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Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna believes a busy schedule for pre-season could help him re-find his best form. 

The French right-back has suffered some horrible injuries in recent years, including two leg-breaks and due to injury, Sagna missed the club's pre-season last year, which held him back for the start of the 2012/2013 season.

Sagna's first-team spot has been questioned this season with several mistakes leading to crucial goals last season. This form, coupled with the rise to prominence of Carl Jenkinson, has led many to believe that his days at the Emirates are numbered.

The Frenchman has been locked in contract talks with the club's officials since December and there is still no reported breakthrough but the defender insists that he is only focusing on his form and fitness and he believes a good pre-season will help him ahead of the new campaign.

“I think it's great for us to come here and to visit Indonesia is something different,” he told Arsenal Player

“I think we played well. We managed to keep the ball, pass it and create chances. We have to stay positive and we have to keep working.

“The guys did well in the first half - it was not easy because [the Indonesia Dream team] were full of power. In the second half they were a bit tired so it means they achieved a great job and we managed to take advantage of it.

“I'm very happy. Last year I missed pre-season so I was struggling a bit during the season. I'm looking forward to getting back to my best - that's my aim and after that we'll see.”

Sagna came on as a second-half substitute during Arsenal's 7-0 victory over an Indonesia XI on Sunday.

The Frenchman provided striker Olivier Giroud with two assists on route to the 7-0 thrashing.


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